So if you're a BI practitioner who doesn't trust open-source software applications for your intelligence work, here's something you should know: You're in the minority.
So if you're a BI practitioner who doesn't trust open-source software applications for your intelligence work, here's something you should know: You're in the minority.Or that, at least, is what our last, hugely unscientific Business Intelligence Pipeline reader's poll indicates. Only 39 percent of respondents said they would not be willing to run their core BI apps on open-source software. The remaining 61 percent are all-go when it comes to open source.
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The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.
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