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2.8.13  /  How Big Data Has Driven Music Intelligence (Just in time for The Grammys!)

The first few months of the year bring many things – the Super Bowl, The Academy Awards, and of course, The Grammy Awards. With music’s big night just around the corner, it’s interesting to reflect on the role Big Data is playing in the evolution of music intelligence. Over two decades ago, the...

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2.1.13  /  Super Bowl XLVII Ad-Buy: To Spend or Not to Spend

Growing up in Queens, NY, I had no choice but to be a Jets fan. Then attending Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh -- a truly football crazed town, I had no choice but to adopt the Steelers. Fast forward a few decades, and while a Jets Super Bowl has not materialized since the glory days of Joe Namath, and...

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1.17.13  /  Come Visit Splice Machine at Strata Santa Clara – February 26-28

Our calendar is chock full of exciting events for 2013, and we are kicking it off in a big way by attending the O’Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara, February 26-28th, as part of its Innovator’s Pavilion! The Strata Conference is, without a doubt, one of the most impactful events in our industry...

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1.9.12  /  Harnessing the Power of Big Data in Retail

With 57 million shoppers visiting online retailer sites on Black Friday this past November, there is a vast amount of data being generated with every click of the mouse. Every time a website serves up a recommended item, it’s dipping into the data pool for the perfect complement (calculated yesterday)...

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1.4.12  /  Getting Cozy with Hadoop: Read 451 Research’s Take on Splice Machine

Recently, we sat down with Matt Aslett, research manager for 451 Research, to give him the scoop on Splice Machine and our plans to develop the Splice SQL Engine and utilize the Hadoop stack. Matt has great insight into the Big Data space and we were excited to see his thoughts on our approach. There...

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