Back to the Future with Event Data

Back to the Future with Event Data

In my last post, I explained what event data is, now let’s discuss further some ways event data can be used. Last month was the anniversary of Back to the Future Day. There was a lot of chatter across the internet addressing what Back to the Future II got right and...

Got Event Data? Yes, You Do.

Event data could be the fastest growing type of data, and chances are your company has a lot of it. Though the term is new for many, we all generate plenty of event data every day whether we’re at work, home, or even hiking on the trail. What you probably don’t...
The Myth of “In-Memory”

The Myth of “In-Memory”

The idea of an “in-memory” database has recently become very popular, and I increasingly hear it touted as a silver bullet for solving data problems. Unfortunately it isn’t – memory might be cheaper than it used to be, but so are hard drives and SSDs, and data...