7 reasons why we need SQL now more than ever

Feb 05, 2018 | By Mark Chopping

SQL has been around for a long time, and we occasionally see attempts to displace it as the language of choice for analyzing data. You can find a whole page of query languages listed here, for example. So why is SQL still needed? 1. Wide adoption Firstly, we should look at how widely used SQL…

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Marriage counsellors needed: Hadoop and BI

Jan 10, 2018 | By Catherine Nottage

We’ve reached the age of pervasive BI, where business insights are placed at the fingertips of those who make the key strategic decisions for success. Leading businesses are data-driven, focused on extracting as much insight and understanding from the data they consume. In the main, Hadoop has been a technology that has facilitated the collection,…

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