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8.14.19  /  Data In the New: Transforming Insurance

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Tobin's Center for Executive Education, in collaboration with the School of Risk Management, will be holding the third of its Insurtech-related thought leadership events, titled "Data In The New: Transforming Insurance." This important all-day conference will be held...

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8.14.19  /  The Public Cloud Did Not Kill Hadoop – But Complexity Could

Monte Zweben, Co-Founder and CEO, Splice Machine 2019 has been a rocky year for the big three Hadoop distributors. From the internal optimism and external skepticism regarding the Cloudera/Hortonworks merger completing in January to MapR’s letter of impending doom in May and subsequent purchase...

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8.5.19  /  How Data Science Silos Undermine Application Modernization

by Monte Zweben & Syed Mahmood of Splice Machine It’s Time to Reframe Modernization I frequently have conversations with business executives who manage custom-built applications in their organizations. When the topic converges on modernizing these custom and often legacy apps, they often proudly...

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7.30.19  /  What Happened to Hadoop? What Should You Do Now?

by Monte Zweben & Syed Mahmood of Splice Machine Apache Hadoop emerged on the IT scene in 2006 with the promise to provide organizations with the capability to store an unprecedented volume of data using commodity hardware. This promise not only addressed the size of the data sets but also the...

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6.19.19  /  Buyer Beware: ACID Compliance of Analytical Data Platforms May Not Be What You Expect

A Comparison of Splice Machine, Hive LLAP and Snowflake’s performance based on transactional throughput Recently there has been a lot of interest in the transactional processing functionality of data platforms. A case in point is the Delta Lake that was announced by Databricks at the Spark + Ai Summit....

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