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How Tesco is diving into the data lake

An effective big data analytics solution is now an essential requirement for any large business that wishes to be successful in today’s competitive environment, regardless of what sector they are in. However, one part of the economy that particularly benefits from big data analytics is retail. These firms have a longstanding tradition of gathering and…

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Enhancing MPP performance with intelligent parallelism

Companies have long accepted that with the explosion in data volumes described in this Analytics Week article. this Inside Big Data article  and elsewhere, that Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) is the only way to deal with today’s data processing requirements. This Microsoft tech blog post outlines the reasons for moving to MPP for data processing. MPP systems…

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