Cardlytics, a transaction-driven marketing™ company, focused on tracking and understanding consumer buying behavior and delivering actionable intelligence, has been undergoing tremendous growth, ramping up from 10,000 pilot customers to its current reach of 70 million households. Founded in 2008 and based in Atlanta, Georgia, Cardlytics partners with financial institutions such as Bank of America, PNC Bank, Regions Bank and Fiserv.
The concept of “big data” is gaining attention across industries and the globe, thanks to the growth in social media (Twitter, Facebook, blogs, etc.) and the explosion of rich content from other information sources (activity logs from the Web, proximity and wireless sources, etc.). The desire to create actionable insights from the ever- increasing volumes of unstructured and structured data sets is forcing enterprises to rethink their approaches to big data, particularly as traditional approaches have proved difficult- if even possible- to apply to structured data sets.
By now, we have all heard the claims. Data is the new oil. Big data is different. Big data is a management revolution. Big data is the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. Big data makes the scientific method obsolete.
Multi-datacenter replication is a critical part of modern infrastructure, providing essential business benefits for enterprise applications, platforms, and services. Riak Enterprise offers multi-datacenter replication features so that data stored in Riak can be replicated to multiple sites. With Riak Enterprise, data can be replicated across locations and geographic areas, providing disaster recovery, data locality, compliance with regulatory requirements, the ability to “burst” peak loads into public cloud infrastructure, and more.
I am pleased that NewVantage Partners conducted this survey and made the results available to me for review prior to publication. There is a lot of interest in the topic of Big Data as evidenced by the high response rate to the survey. The survey yielded some interesting findings, many of which are relevant to research I have conducted.
Click streams, social media, log files—a growing mountain of valuable data looms above you. You’ve taken countless steps to capture and utilize your company’s structured data, but despite your efforts, it seems you have made no progress in the arduous trek to the summit. You know that there is a wealth of lucrative business information waiting for you at the top, but how can you possibly reach it when the mountain of data is growing before your very eyes?
In this one-on-one interview, Rich Brueckner, President of insideHPC, discusses big data challenges and opportunities, as well as what technologies will help companies deal with their growing amounts of data. InsideHPC is a CIO Summit, CIO Cloud Summit, and CIO Life Sciences Summit event partner.
The power of zoom represents an evolution in the way government sees and interacts with the world. When location data is coupled with existing government data and expertise, every point on the map can provide historical and predictive perspective to inform complex policy decisions. The map itself has been transformed from a static picture to a living platform for shared decision making and real-time collaboration, focusing the energy of the crowd and empowering government and citizens to work together to respond quickly to challenges at any scale.
According to TDWI Research’s 2011 Big Data Analytics Survey, 33% of surveyed organizations are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases, data warehouses, and similar platforms to keep pace with new and intensifying requirements for advanced analytics in a “big data” world. As user organizations make such platform replacements—or add additional platforms to their expanding data warehouse architectures—they are turning more and more to specialized analytic database management systems (DBMSs).