Data

kCura’s k-rad Idea & A Vendor Doing SQL Better

k-rad.. K ¬†From kilobyte.. A thousand.. A thousand times Rad.. Back when a 40MB hard drive was perhaps average or maybe around the time of those big 1.6GB hard drives, it meant “really cool”..¬†Maybe today it would ex-rad or p-rad. Anyway. There’s a reason for this trip down BBS or mIRC memory lane.. We’ll get … Read more

Well Meaning Isn’t Enough

Your company’s data is pretty darn important. Your ability to interact with and glean insights from this data is key to your business in just about every industry. Whether that data is patient care records, the “recipe” for the MES processes manufacturing your drug, your customer list or sales trends this holds true. You probably … Read more

T-SQL Tuesday – Love, Big Data Style

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday falls on Valentine’s day so Steve Jones decided to talk about the Love affair that seems to be going on right now with the term “Big Data” and the DB industry’s rush to court Big Data. You can read more on his announcement post. Anyway here goes my T-SQL Tuesday contribution. … Read more

Microsoft Loves Your Big Data

This week at the SQL PASS Summit, Ted Kummert – Corporate Vice President of the Business Platform Division at Microsoft (think SQL Server) made an announcement in Wednesday’s keynote presentation. It is an awesome announcement for companies who have “big data” (think semi structured or even unstructured large data sets. Think data that is perhaps … Read more