Cloudera Data Warehouse Demonstrates Best-in-Class Cloud-Native Price-Performance

Introduction Cloud data warehouses allow users to run analytic workloads with greater agility, better isolation and scale, and lower administrative overhead than ever before. With the ability to quickly provision on-demand and the lower fixed and administrative costs, the costs of operating a cloud data warehouse are driven mostly by the price-performance of the specific […]

Optimized joins & filtering with Bloom filter predicate in Kudu

Introduction In database systems one of the most effective ways to improve performance is to avoid doing unnecessary work, such as network transfers and reading data from disk. One of the ways Apache Kudu achieves this is by supporting column predicates with scanners. Pushing down column predicate filters to Kudu allows for optimized execution by […]

Extending Flarum: Adding a Web3 Address to a User’s Profile

Flarum is incredibly fast, extensible, free and open-source forum software. In our first Flarum tutorial — “Writing a Flarum Extension: Building a Custom Field” — we covered how to add a new custom field to a user’s profile in a blazing fast and extremely extensible open-source forum software called Flarum. The field we added was […]

Why New Email Clients Rely Heavily on the Latest Big

It is no secret that email technology has then significantly shaped by new developments with big data. We have talked extensively about the benefits of using big data in the field of email marketing. However, there are plenty of other novel data technology applications that email providers are rolling out. Over the last few years, […]

Artificial Intelligence Creates Tremendous Changes for the Direction of Marketing

Artificial intelligence (AI) powered solutions have popped up across numerous industries. From healthcare to transportation, it has found applications in a vast number of things and business marketing is no different.  Loads of business marketing solutions are available today that come with the power of AI. These include chatbots, video creation tools, and so much […]

How to Improve User Experience with Accurate User Feedback

For every action on the Web, there should be a reaction. Feedback might tell a user if the action was successful or not, but ideally it will tell them more, such as what to do next or why an action is taking so long. You’ve probably experienced a situation where you’ve submitted a form. After […]

Brick and Mortar Stores are Now Built Brick by Brick

This blog is the final post of a 4-part series. You can read the first blog posts, here: 1. Get to Know Your Retail Customer: 2.  Accelerating Customer Insight and Relevance; Improving your Customer-Centric Merchandising with Location-based in-Store Merchandising; and 3. Maximizing Supply Chain Agility through the “Last  Mile” Commitment Brick and Mortar Stores will […]

Will Predictive Analytics Help Forecast Profitable IPOs for Stock Traders?

Machine learning has drastically changed the direction of the financial industry. In 2019, Forbes published an article showing that machine learning can increase productivity of the financial services industry by $140 billion. However, the real value of machine learning appears to be with increasing performance of stock investing. Investors are looking towards new machine learning […]

Data-Driven Learning & Development Are Keys to Employee Retention

We have talked in depth about the benefits of using data-driven strategies to improve the functionality of the workplace. There are plenty of case studies of companies using big data to streamline many elements of their business models. One of the most novel applications of big data lies in the field of employee training and […]

6 Reasons That Data-Driven Email Verification Is Absolutely Critical

Big data is playing a very key role in the future of email communications. A growing number of companies are finding more innovative ways to use data technology to streamline communications and build more personalized relationships between various stakeholders. One of the most important benefits of big data lies with email verification. Data-driven companies are […]