Big Data Advanced Analytics

Big Data Advanced Analytics The selection of technologies available today to get work done is awesome! Literally… Let’s take a moment and talk about two interesting use-cases for Big Data: IOT Device Messaging and Text Sentiment Aggregation.  We going to examine both use cases in detail and talk about the similarities.  Finally, we’re going to touch[…]

Data Driven Analytics

Data Driven Analytics … Are you Business Intelligent? Are you making better decisions based on the data you’re collecting for your business?  Are you using data to re-enforce what you already knew about your choices? Are you able to predict change accurately with data?  Well, Then you’re probably using Data Driven Analysis and Business Intelligence.[…]

Data Quality, Top 5 Don’ts!

Data Quality Things to avoid in your data quality efforts Data Quality – There are many definitions of data quality but data are generally considered high quality if “they are fit for their intended uses in operations, decision making and planning.” Talk about an arbitrary definition.  I have this conversation allot with new customers. It boils[…]

Advanced Edge Analytics

Streaming Data – MongoDB, NodeJS, Robomongo

Streaming Data – Aggregate with MongoDB, NodeJS, Robomongo Do you want to learn more about NoSQL databases? The following is part II of my series on building fast apps with MongoDB, NodeJS and Robomongo (great MongoDB tools).  Part I – Installation is about getting and installing the tools along with a simple primer on how[…]

Building with MongoDB – NodeJS – Robomongo

Getting Started… with MongoDB, NodeJS, Robomongo Do you want to learn more about NoSQL databases. The following is a two-part series on building fast apps with MongoDB, NodeJS and Robomongo (great MongoDB tools).  The first part is about getting and installing the tools along with a simple primer on how to build a simple mongodb[…]

AWS DW, Data Sets, Data Model – IIIA

  Data Sets, Data Model – AWS Data Warehouse, Part III-A The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite[…]

Project Management – AWS Data Warehouse – II

  Project Management – AWS Data Warehouse – II The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite sure what should[…]

Use Tableau Public for Rapid Visualization

* TIP MOBILE USERS * : “Landscape View Best for Visualization” Go Ahead, Use Tableau Public, It won’t bite. We use Tableau public for rapid visualization and prototyping. I going over my Top 5 reasons to use Tableau Public for Rapid Visualization. [Please contact Tableau Sales for information on all the versions that are available].[…]

AWS Architecture – Top 5 Best Practices [Diagraming]

Cloud Architecture Diagram Development There is more to Architecture than creating pictures. You need to understand the goals of the system, the components and how every thing fits together. However, The best place to start is a great architectural diagram. We use diagrams to visualize a database design (ERD). We use them to understand a[…]

IOT, DynamoDB, Data Generator and You.

Simulate IOT Devices with a Data Generator There are many times when you will want to simulate the data being generated from your IOT device in the field. This post is the 2nd in a series focused on IOT Data Generation. I’ve spend time lately in DynamoDB and I have to say its a great[…]