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April 17, 2017 Interana has an interesting story, in technology and business model alike. For starters: Interana does ad-hoc event series analytics, which they call “interactive behavioral analytics solutions”. Interana has a full-stack analytic offering, include: Its own columnar DBMS … … which has a non-SQL DML (Data Manipulation Language) meant to handle event series …

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April 13, 2017 0. A huge fraction of what’s important in analytics amounts to making sure that you are analyzing the right data. To a large extent, “the right data” means “the right subset of your data”. 1. In line with that theme: Relational query languages, at their core, subset data. Yes, they all also …

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March 26, 2017 A huge fraction of analytics is about monitoring. People rarely want to frame things in those terms; evidently they think “monitoring” sounds boring or uncool. One cost of that silence is that it’s hard to get good discussions going about how monitoring should be done. But I’m going to try anyway, yet …

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March 12, 2017 For starters, let me say: SequoiaDB, the company, is my client. SequoiaDB, the product, is the main product of SequoiaDB, the company. SequoiaDB, the company, has another product line SequoiaCM, which subsumes SequoiaDB in content management use cases. SequoiaDB, the product, is fundamentally a JSON data store. But it has a relational …

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February 2, 2017 The United States presidency was recently assumed by an Orwellian lunatic.* Sadly, this is not an exaggeration. The dangers — both of authoritarianism and of general mis-governance — are massive. Everybody needs in some way to respond. *”Orwellian lunatic” is by no means an oxymoron. Indeed, many of the most successful tyrants …

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