Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket
As I prepare to teach Learning Tree’s Power Excel course in Rockville next week I have been taking a closer look at PowerPivot. Since the course now uses Excel 2013 we have expanded the coverage of PowerPivot which is now included with Excel. In 2010 it had been a separate add-in. So what, you may […]
What is NoSQL ?
Today saw the release of Spring Hadoop, the Spring Frameworks support for working with Hadoop. This is an addition to the Spring Data project that provides support for working with the now many non-relational data storage facilities available to application developers. These storage solutions are often termed NoSQL, Big Data, Big Table and Cloud Storage […]
Big Data Does Not Have to Be Big Data
A term that is receiving a lot of attention in the Computing media at the moment is Big Data. This term can be misleading because it gives the impression of being related to extremely large data sets that traditional relational databases cannot scale to and data which is maybe unstructured as well. All the major […]