Conferences are ideal for learning and networking This year at IOD, a new tutorial series has been created to help you do both. These are full day tutorial sessions that you can take either Sunday November 3 or Thursday November 7. There are 3 tutorials you can choose from. Each is a full day in length and is taught by an industry expert who is influential in the topic area.
Here are the 3 that are scheduled at this time. There is an additional fee for each and there is only limited space so we expect... [More]
July is a great time to go on vacation, but if that’s not the case for you, consider attending one of these webinars to help beat the heat:
Join Daniel Zilio, Jessica Rockwood & Marcia Miskimen on the DB2 Tech Talk to learn how tools can be used to make the adoption of BLU Acceleration technology faster & easier. http://bit.ly/tt2013jul
IBM Innovate 2013 is a Technical Summit that provides insights that you need to stay ahead..... and it takes place June 2 - 6 in Orlando Florida.
This Summit offers over 450 outcome-driven sessions, including quite a few that are focused on the ever popular Big Data area. If you are attending the conference, you should consider attending these Big Data sessions:
BD-1962 : Agility in a Relational Database World - Dynamic Schema with JSON and DB2
We had another great tweetchat this week. The topic was Storing Big Data .
Once again we had many contributors to the conversation. You can follow the conversation with the storify summary created by Crysta Anderson: Storify of Storing Big Data Tweetchat
Once again I mined the tweets to come up with a list of suggested reading materials to complement this topic. And a great list it is! Thanks to all who recommended these articles.
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Get ready for another action packed tweetchat! Join us April 24 at noon (eastern) to discuss the topic Storing Big Data .
Join us to listen or contribute!
You don't need to be on twitter to "listen", but you do to contribute to the conversation. Here's what you do:
Go to tweetchat.com
Sign in with your twitter handle
Search on #bigdatamgmt
A new window will open that makes it easy for you to follow & contribute.
While listening to this excellent podcast " Talking Big Data " which is a conversation between Data Expert Jean-Marc Blaise and Big Data Expert Leon Katsnelson , I learned about another technology preview that I wish to share with you. Leon called the IBM Big SQL Technology
“easier than hadoop”. We want to know if you think Leon’s statement is
accurate. To do so, download the software, give it a try, and give us
your feedback. Here are the details. What is Big SQL? IBM
Big SQL is new and exciting technology that extends the... [More]
In-Memory for Big Data Management Tweetchat March 27 at 12:00 noon ET Panelists
James Kobielus, analysts from Wikibon and SiliconANGLE, and IBM
Champions Alex Philp, Cristian Molaro, Craig Mullins, Cuneyt Goksu and
others will be tweeting about this topic. Join us to listen or contribute! You don't need to be on twitter to "listen", but you do to contribute to the conversation. Here's what you do: Go to tweetchat.com Sign in with your twitter handle Search on #bigdatamgmt A new window will open that makes it easy for you to... [More]
database expert is in a critical position to become a hero in this big
data era. Why? Because you know data.. you know your database. Now you
need to know how to expand your knowledge to find the secrets lying
dormant in your awesome data. To
help you, I'm posting this podcast which is a conversation between
database expert & IBM champion Jean-Marc Blaise and Big Data expert
Leon Katsnelson. Perhaps you have the same question? Listen & find
out! " Talking Big Data" podcast Beyond this podcast, we have many... [More]
must admit that “March Madness” is a new term for me. I had to ask a
colleague to explain it to me. Apparently it is the annual frenzied US
college basketball playoffs. I’m in Canada and not much of a sports
fan, so you can forgive my ignorance! We've
had so many conversations about which big data considerations are the
most pressing, so we decided to create our own "tournament" called
“IBM’s Smart Sixteen” to find out which considerations are most
important to you - and your peers. Check out our bracket and... [More]
tweetchat that was held this week on Wednesday March 13 was about
"Mobile Data: Taking Your Big Data On the Road". It was very well
attended with star experts including furrier , doug_laney , TheSocialPitt , craigmullins , BigDataAlex, cristianmolaro, Natasha_D_G, jameskobielus, AllanKoivo, Empirix, BMbigdata, ted_friedman, zacharyjeans, gargaurav, Marcio_Saito, NeerajT4, padma8376, Dmattcarter, motohero . We used the hashtag #bigdatamgmt and achieved the following results: 625 tweets, 157 users, 153,849 reach,... [More]
Another great tweetchat on the hashtag #bigdatamgmt ! Here are the results: 625 tweets, 157 users, 153,849 reach, 1,849,624 impressions This is the recap of the Mobile Data tweetchat for questions 6 and 7. See also Recap of Tweetchat: "Mobile Data: Taking Your Big Data On the Road" - Part 1 and Recap of Tweetchat: "Mobile Data: Taking Your Big Data On the Road" - Part 2 Q6 What types of insight are orgs getting from mobile generated bigdata? craigmullins A6: Proximity and buying patterns can be used to target... [More]
Another great tweetchat on the hashtag #bigdatamgmt ! Here are the results: 625 tweets, 157 users, 153,849 reach, 1,849,624 impressions This is the recap of the Mobile Data tweetchat for questions 4 and 5. See also Recap of Tweetchat: "Mobile Data: Taking Your Big Data On the Road" - Part 1 Q4 Does mobile big data require different retention policies? BigDataAlex A4:Retention for mobility is a key factor: do we really need to remember every location we have been - It links back to privacy craigmullins A4: Data is retained for... [More]
Another great tweetchat on the hashtag #bigdatamgmt ! Here are the results: 625 tweets, 157 users, 153,849 reach, 1,849,624 impressions And.. we expect traffic for the rest of the day, so these stats may increase! Once
again, we had an active group of experts leading the discussion and
were very pleased at the responses from other attendees. Here is a
summary of the discussion: Q1 Which enterprise initiatives require mobile access to bigdata? craigmullins A1: Marketing and sales initiatives are ripe areas for mobile bigdata support... [More]
The GigaOM Structure:Data Conference is taking place next week in New York City: March 19-21. Our
very own Paul Zikopoulos will be speaking at the conference... so make
sure you add that to your agenda. Oceanic Suite 1:05 pm, Wednesday
March 20. Paul’s
talks are both entertaining and informative. Another draw is that Paul
will be handing out and signing copies of his book "Harness the Power
of Big Data." For more details about the conference, see GigaOM Structure: Data Conference . ... [More]
Our next tweetchat is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13 at noon ET. Here are the details: IBM Tweetchat – Mobile Data: Taking Your Big Data On the Road - March 13. Use the hashtag: #bigdatamgmt .
You don’t have to be on twitter to “listen” to the conversation.
Simple Google the hashtag. If you are on twitter, here is a tip from
organizer Wikibon: As for the Twitter client, the easiest things to use
is tweetchat.com. Just log on using your twitter handle, enter the
hashtag #bigdatamgmt and it will set up a easy-to-use... [More]