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Strata Data Conference 2017 – NY

This year at Strata Data Conference was great. I really can not complain about the innovation, the knowledge gathering, and the people. I have been to a lot of conferences and this is one of those conferences that I would love to attend without being tied to a vendor. You know, just to attend as […]

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The Impact of Real-Time Analytics and Applications to Businesses and Consumers

This blog post was originally posted on CIO.com Another great Strata+Hadoop World Conference took place in San Jose the week of March 13, 2017. Topics covered included mostly Apache Hadoop projects, but a great deal of the attention was put toward machine learning and real-time analytics. I can particularly appreciate the importance of real-time analytics […]

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Recap – Strata+Hadoop World 2017 San Jose

  [originally posted on March 24, 2017] I love the Strata + Hadoop World Conference (renamed Strata Data Conference) and once again the 2017 conference did not fail me in anyway. I wanted to take this opportunity to give you a quick recap since I had the privilege of attending. I love how the keynotes are […]

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I Missed You All

I know it has been awhile since I have been on the blog site. I know people are viewing it and I am still helping people, even if it is a post from 2014 when I experienced what I called the “grey screen of death“. It has been an amazing journey that I have been […]

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EMC World 2016 Big Data Sessions

EMC World 2016 is only a few weeks away and I am really excited this year because this is the first time I have had an opportunity to pick sessions and work with business units on the message and I have no booth duty. I can’t tell you the last time I got to attend […]

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Security Doesn’t Change but Passwords Do

Once again, there is a breach on your favorite site… Amazon… once again you have to change your password. I have been in security for a long time and one thing that frustrates me most about it is that the needle does not move very far. It is the same discussion, same pain, and all […]

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Why did they hack that site?… LivingSocial

According to LivingSocial, they were hacked a couple of weeks ago. Let me repeat that a site that sells deals to consumers… all kinds of deals from different merchants to different types of customers was hacked. You can shop for clothes, vacations, hair cuts, activities, just about anything. And they were hacked! I sent out […]

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