Big Data: Value not volume is the key

The value of well-analysed data for business is clear with speed and automation as major challenges, reports Leslie Faughnan.

23rd February, 2014
The origins of today's giant Oracle Corporation lie in the eponymous relational database launched in 1977.

The origins of today's giant Oracle Corporation lie in the eponymous relational database launched in 1977. Since then it has been consistently at the forefront of handling the ever-growing volume of the world's corporate data, from applications through servers and storage to the cloud. The epitome of that focus today is the Oracle Big Data Appliance, a pre-engineered system to process and analyse data at high speed.

But Oracle like its competitors is clear that the...

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