If you are new to the underlying data lake technology that supports advanced analytics, or just unfamiliar with some of the key concepts associated with data lakes, this blog post is for you. It is intended to be a short primer for both technical and non-technical audiences.This is the first of two posts, with the Part 2 focused on some of the … [Read more...] about What is a Data Lake?
Here at Silectis, we spend a good deal of time thinking about how the landscape for analytics is changing. As a technology-focused company, the lion’s share of our energy goes to making the technology work effectively and giving data engineering and data science practitioners tools that make their lives easier.However, we realize that our … [Read more...] about Enabling Effective Insight Delivery: Read the White Paper
As some of you are aware, we have been working on something pretty big for the last few years. We have been helping clients to build their data and analytics infrastructure, but that isn’t the entire story…MAGPIE: THE DATA ENGINEERING PLATFORMWe are finally ready to lift the curtain on our cloud data engineering platform, Magpie.Magpie … [Read more...] about Introducing Magpie: The Data Engineering Platform
As Silectis enters its second month of existence, launches a website, and is actively serving its first customer, I wanted to take a moment to comment on the foundation of the company, some of the core ideas that are driving it, and what you can expect from this blog over the next few months.Over the course of the last few years, I have … [Read more...] about Introducing Silectis: Who We Are & What We Do
There seems to be a widespread tendency to focus on “Big Data” and advanced analytics before addressing the basics of managing small data at smaller scales within an organization. Clearly, Big Data is becoming a more important part of the landscape, but in most cases, it is not the most pressing data issue within an enterprise.Getting “Small … [Read more...] about Why You Should be Focused on Small Data, Not Big Data