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What Are Spark & Databricks And How Can They Benefit Your Business?

Imagine you need to analyse and work with a very large dataset.   For most situations, you’ll be able to do this on your laptop or a single server, using a tool such as Matlab, Excel or Python and libraries such as Pandas and NumPy.   However, the challenge comes when your data grows too big to

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What Is Dash, And How Can It Benefit Your Business?

As we know, many companies are looking to use their data more effectively in order to improve efficiency and customer experience.   To achieve this, most business intelligence programmes are involved with building data warehouses and data lakes, and giving dashboards and reports to executives who will review the information at a strategic level.   We believe

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What Is Apache Kafka And What Can It Do For Your Business?

Over time, the typical business acquires more and more applications. Some will be bespoke, some off the shelf, some cloud hosted SaaS tools and some in the data centre. Over time, business requirements arise where these need to be integrated by exchanging data between them. For instance, every time an order is placed on our

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What Is Apache Druid And What Can It Do For Your Business

There are many databases in the world, all offering different features and often serving different use cases. Relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server obviously have the lions share of the market, but there are now hundreds if not thousands of databases including NoSQL, Time Series and Graph Databases. These more niche databases

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Why Embedded Analytics Beat Dashboards & Reports

Most business intelligence or analytics projects are fundamentally building the workflow below, whereby we are taking data from some source, putting it into a centralised warehouse or lake, and then making it available on reports or dashboards to aid human decision making. Those reports or dashboards could be incredibly useful and packed with insights, but

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Key Value Propositions Of The Timeflow Platform

The Timeflow Platform is our pre-configured and fully managed solution for event stream processing. Though the data and analytics market is crowded, we do believe that in many ways the platform is a new class of analytics product which stands apart from other approaches. As this is a very common discussion point for us, we

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Forecasting Using Data Stored In Apache Druid

Apache Druid is an open source database which is well suited for real time, analytical workloads.  Druid is the database which underlies Timeflow, our real time event processing platform, which we make fully available to our customers to use for their steam processing or subsequent offline analysis. In previous articles we discussed how to create simple

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Anomaly Detection Using Data Stored In Apache Druid

Apache Druid is an open source database which is well suited for real time, analytical workloads.  Druid is the database which underlies Timeflow, our real time event processing platform, which we make fully available to our customers to use for their steam processing or subsequent offline analysis. In a previous article we discussed how to create

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Integrating Apache Druid With Plotly & Dash

Apache Druid is an open source database which is well suited for real time, analytical workloads.  Druid is the database which underlies Timeflow, our real time event processing platform, which we make fully available to our customers to use for their steam processing or subsequent offline analysis. Many of our customers would like to build

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