big data quality

2月 292016
 

Data quality has always been relative and variable, meaning data quality is relative to a particular business use and can vary by user. Data of sufficient quality for one business use may be insufficient for other business uses, and data considered good by one user may be considered bad by others. […]

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1月 112016
 

When my band first started and was in need of a sound system, we bought a pair of cheap yet indestructible Peavey speakers, some Radio Shack microphones and a power mixer. The result? We sounded awful and often split our ear drums from high-pitched feedback and raw, untrained vocals. It took us years […]

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10月 212015
 

Big data poses some interesting challenges for disciplines such as data integration and data governance, but this blog series addresses some of the most common questions big data raises related to data quality. What’s the meta with big data? Sometimes the best way to know what’s the matter with your data quality is to ask: What’s the […]

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10月 142015
 

Big data poses some interesting challenges for disciplines such as data integration and data governance, but this blog series addresses some of the most common questions big data raises related to data quality. How much quality does big data need? Perspectives about data quality have always been relative and variable. Data quality is relative to a particular business […]

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10月 072015
 

Big data poses some interesting challenges for disciplines such as data integration and data governance, but this blog series addresses some of the most common questions big data raises related to data quality. Does data quality matter less in larger data sets? Some believe huge data volumes make individual data quality issues insignificant due to the law of […]

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6月 022015
 

Bigger doesn’t always mean better. And that’s often the case with big data. Your data quality (DQ) problem – no denial, please – often only magnifies when you get bigger data sets. And, having more unstructured data adds another level of complexity. The need for data quality on Hadoop is shown by […]

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5月 042015
 

In April, the free trial of SAS Data Loader for Hadoop became available globally. Now, you can take a test drive of our new technology designed to increase the speed and ease of managing data within Hadoop. The downloads might take a while (after all, this is big data), but I think you’ll […]

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3月 042015
 
In The Princess Bride, one of my favorite movies, our hero Westley – in an attempt to save his love, Buttercup – has to navigate the Fire Swamp. There, Westley and Buttercup encounter fire spouts, quicksand and the dreaded rodents of unusual size (RUS's). Each time he has a response to the […]