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February 13, 2015

On MarkLogic 8. Interview with Stephen Buxton

by Roberto V. Zicari

“When trades are reconciled with counterparties and then closed, updates can and do occur. Bitemporal helps ensure investment banks can always go back and see when updates occurred for specific trades. This is critical to managing risk and handling increased concerns about regulatory compliance and future audits. “– Stephen Buxton. MarkLogic recently released MarkLogic 8. […]

November 30, 2016

New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems. Interview with Nick Heudecker

by Roberto V. Zicari

“It is too soon to call the operational DBMS market a commodity market, but it’s easy to see a future where that is the case.”–Nick Heudecker. I have interviewed Nick Heudecker, Research Director on Gartner’s Data & Analytics team. The main topic of the interview is the new Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems. […]

November 1, 2016

On fraud detection, Medicaid, and the insurance industry. Interview with Charles Kaminski Jr.

by Roberto V. Zicari

“From my perspective, data quality is paramount to an evolving market. When the quality of data improves in a market, both insurance carriers and consumers can make better decisions. “–Charles Kaminski Jr. I have interviewed Charles Kaminski Jr., Sr. Architect at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Main topics of the interview are the technological challenges the insurance industry is currently facing, fraud detection, […]

September 23, 2016

On Silos, Data Integration and Data Security. Interview with David Gorbet

by Roberto V. Zicari

“Data integration isn’t just about moving data from one place to another. It’s about building an actionable, operational view on data that comes from multiple sources so you can integrate the combined data into your operations rather than just looking at it later as you would in a typical warehouse project.” — David Gorbet. I have […]

July 6, 2016

On the Challenges and Opportunities of IoT. Interview with Steve Graves

by Roberto V. Zicari

“Assembling a team with the wide range of skills needed for a successful IoT project presents an entirely different set of challenges. The skills needed to build a ‘thing’ are markedly different than the skills needed to implement the data analytics in the cloud.”–Steve Graves. I have interviewed, Steve Graves, co-founder and CEO of McObject. Main […]

May 2, 2016

Using NoSQL for Ireland’s Online Tax Research Database.

by Roberto V. Zicari

“When the Institute began to look for a new platform, it became apparent that a relational database was not the best solution to effectively manage and deliver our XML content.”–Martin Lambe. The Irish Tax Institute is the leading representative and educational body for Ireland’s AITI Chartered Tax Advisers (CTA) and is the only professional body […]

June 9, 2015

Data for the Common Good. Interview with Andrea Powell

by Roberto V. Zicari

“CABI has a proud history (we were founded in 1910) of serving the needs of agricultural researchers around the world, and it is fascinating to see how technology can now help to achieve our development mission. We can have much greater impact at scale these days on the lives of poor farmers around the world […]

June 2, 2015

Big Data and the financial services industry. Interview with Simon Garland

by Roberto V. Zicari

“The type of data we see the most is market data, which comes from exchanges like the NYSE, dark pools and other trading platforms. This data may consist of many billions of records of trades and quotes of securities with up to nanosecond precision — which can translate into many terabytes of data per day.”–Simon […]

March 17, 2015

On Database Resilience. Interview with Seth Proctor

by Roberto V. Zicari

“In normal English usage the word resilience is taken to mean the power to resume original shape after compression; in the context of data base management the term data base resilience is defined as the ability to return to a previous state after the occurrence of some event or action which may have changed that […]

March 9, 2015

On Big Data and the Internet of Things. Interview with Bill Franks

by Roberto V. Zicari

“Perhaps the biggest challenge is that the IoT has the potential to generate orders of magnitude more data than any other source in existence today. So, in the world of the IoT we will test the limits of ‘big.’”–Bill Franks On topics of Data Warehouses, Hadoop, the Internet of Things, and Teradata`s perspective on the […]