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Could Data Science Have Saved Greece?

Timo Elliott - July 7, 2015

Whatever the right solution is for the current Greek crisis, many observers believe that the problems could have been avoided if Greece had not joined the Euro…

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Why HANA? Well, It’s Simple!

Timo Elliott - June 4, 2015

Even after several years after its initial launch, I still find people who think SAP HANA is primarily a fast, expensive database — a “luxury” that they don’t need and can’t afford.But…

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The Joy (Division) of Visualization

Timo Elliott - June 1, 2015

This morning, I had one of those serendipity moments.As I was waiting at the bus stop to take my daughter to school, I noticed one of the…

Big Data
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The Big Data Playlist

Timo Elliott - May 29, 2015

 A top ten of Big Data sound tracks, old and new — enjoy!  A top ten of Big Data sound tracks, old and new — enjoy!1. The…

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Top Big Data Challenges Revisited

Timo Elliott - May 26, 2015

We’ve now been wrestling with Enterprise Big Data for a few years. Here’s a summary of our progress so far. We’ve now been wrestling with Enterprise Big…

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SAP Embraces Hadoop in the Enterprise

Timo Elliott - April 22, 2015

At the European Hadoop Summit in Brussels last week, SAP underlined its support for the fast-growing number of enterprise Hadoop deployments. At the European Hadoop Summit in Brussels…

Analytics
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Awesome Analytics: Are We There Yet?

Timo Elliott - March 23, 2015

As I prepared for a presentation at the Gartner BI conference in Sydney a couple of weeks ago, I thought I’d take a look at old research to how…

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What Is Big Data Discovery?

Timo Elliott - March 17, 2015

According to Gartner, “Big Data Discovery” is the next big trend in analytics.It’s the logical combination of three of the hottest trends of the last few years…

Big Data
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Are You Still Torturing Your Data?

Timo Elliott - February 2, 2015

Are you still torturing your data to get what you want? There’s now a better way. Are you still torturing your data to get what you want?…

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Are Your Business Applications Unnecessarily Complex?

Timo Elliott - January 21, 2015

I first talked about the origins of new Hybrid Transactional/Analytical (HTAP) Architectures almost two years ago, and explained the benefits that this convergence of analytic and operational processing can bring: I first talked…