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More and More Data Growth

I wrote an editorial a few years ago about a Zettabyte (ZB) of data being created in a year in the world. This was 2012, and those seemed like crazy predictions. At the time I was doing some work with full text … Continue reading

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Getting Big Data

Many of us work with data every day. Often we do so at work, but plenty of us also look at data outside of our jobs. The recent Power BI Report contest shows that our colleagues look at all sorts of different … Continue reading

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A Good Use for Hadoop

Netflix is an amazing company. I’ve been a customer for over a decade, starting with the well known red envelopes that moved DVDs through the mail. Since then I’ve continued to subscribe as a streaming company and have enjoyed quite … Continue reading

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An Inconceivable Scale

One of the talks I give on SQL Server deals with unstructured data. I start out this talk looking at the scales of data we deal with and was been amazed by the research I did about how much data we … Continue reading

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