Paxata with Risk and Compliance
Reinventing the Information Pipeline
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Contributing author: Rik Tamm-Daniels, VP of Technology and Partnerships An attendee from Pinterest sat next to me at MapR’s Big Data Everywhere event in Redwood City, CA. He sketched out his problem on a notepad: his financial team is trying to find ways to cut costs, comparing billing statements with actual usage of something they rely on. The problem? The… Read more »

Power to the people – the end of data discrimination
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The following post is written by Paul Urban from Eccella Consulting, a Paxata Transform Partner. Come see Paul and more great people from the Eccella Consulting team at Booth #401 at the Tableau Customer Conference 2016.  Over 13,000 people will be pouring into downtown Austin early November for TC16, schlepping their laptop bags in between different… Read more »

Nobel Prize goes to…Tableau
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A 5 year Tableau journey My Tableau journey started in 2011 with the Tableau Customer Conference in Las Vegas, their first customer conference outside of Seattle. It was also the first time the customer conference crossed the 1,000 attendee mark. There were less than 10 sponsors; all of us were excited to be part of… Read more »

Why Spark isn’t enough (by itself)
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This is the third in a series of blog posts inspired by a recent presentation presented at DataVersity 16 in Chicago by Shachar Harussi. Shachar and I discussed the lessons the Paxata development team learned while building the distributed Apache Spark architecture for the Paxata platform. Here is a peek into what we talked about… Read more »

Journey to Apache Spark
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In a previous blog post, I mentioned that Shachar Harussi and I discussed the lessons we learned building the Apache Spark-based architecture for the Paxata platform at DataVersity in Chicago this week. I can’t wait to talk about this week at Strata NYC. Come by booth #301 and find me to ask me more about these… Read more »