Tag: Big Data

SAP HANA versus Microsoft Business Intelligence and xVelocity

This will be in a long rant format as I am still trying to organize my thoughts around this subject. Before I start comparing and contrasting the two vendors, I just wanted to make a quick statement to get something off my chest: Generally speaking, HANA is a good business decision for SAP as it

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Microsoft SQL Azure labs – interesting new technology for the cloud

There are several interesting concepts that Microsoft is working on available here.  I am currently taking a deep dive into the Microsoft Data Explorer.  However, any B2C company should definitely take a look at the Social Analytics.  Data Hub is looking pretty interesting as well…

…a long rant on Business Intelligence

This will one day evolve into an article, or a book, or an engaging conversation over a beer or two. For now, I just want to sketch out a few things that have been occupying my brain for the last few weeks… so here are a couple of angles to consider: Business Intelligence is not

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