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Blockchain and the future of the software engineer

[caption id="attachment_7455" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Blockchain and the future of the software engineer[/caption] Blockchain has permeated the headlines for quite some time now. Perhaps you’re familiar with it only peripherally. Perhaps you’ve dipped your toes in the technology and pondered it as a viable solution. Perhaps you think it’s nice and sweet and it doesn’t concern you....  Continue reading Blockchain and the future of the software engineer
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Graph Databases: The right technology for the right time

[caption id="attachment_7344" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Graph 101: An Introduction to Graph Databases webinar on February 23rd![/caption] The core components of traditional databases, such as tables and columns, obfuscate the natural relationships between data points. Users of these databases struggle with creating a meaningful entity relationship diagram – even though that’s how the data originated. The Need for a...  Continue reading Graph Databases: The right technology for the right time
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Need a recommendation engine? Graph databases boost customer service with real-time insight

Whether your organization sells primarily to consumers or to businesses, it’s the strength of your customer relationships that makes all the difference. Increasingly, companies are realizing that building and maintaining those relationships requires more than a one-size-fits-all approach to customer service. Instead of thinking in terms of business-to-business (B2B) or business-to-consumer (B2C), the new paradigm is...  Continue reading Need a recommendation engine? Graph databases boost customer service with real-time insight
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Detecting complex fraud in real time with Graph databases

As more and more businesses move to an increasingly online-focused operating model, they open up new attack vectors for fraudsters – and often struggle to put adequate fraud detection safeguards in place. In industries such as retail and advertising, where fraud has not been a major threat to offline operations in the past, developing effective online...  Continue reading Detecting complex fraud in real time with Graph databases
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No more joins: An overview of Graph database query languages

Graph databases are rising in popularity among the ranks of NoSQL databases. They allow you to store data as entities (nodes) and relationship (edges), and allow you to query the data as a graph. Queries written against graph databases are closer to how the data is modeled than other query languages. A great advantage...  Continue reading No more joins: An overview of Graph database query languages
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What is blockchain? A Primer on Distributed Ledger Technology

You've probably heard of Blockchain. It's hard to navigate much of the web today without running across some kind of reference to it. After a while I thought, “Could I really explain Blockchain to someone if asked?” and if you're in the same boat as I was, this post is for you. The Problem Any technology...  Continue reading What is blockchain? A Primer on Distributed Ledger Technology
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[Webinar] Searching for Search: A guide for application developers

Imagine how frustrating it would be to purchase something from a web or mobile retail application that didn't have search functionality. Or how useless a real estate app would be if you couldn't filter out certain housing features. Would you even bother trying to search for a flight or a hotel if you had...  Continue reading [Webinar] Searching for Search: A guide for application developers
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ScyllaDB on Compose: Hosted, next generation Cassandra for a lightning-fast NoSQL database

Created by Facebook to power its inbox search feature and used today by both Netflix and Reddit, Apache Cassandra® is a popular open source choice for developers worldwide. Its decentralized architecture and data replication capabilities make it fault tolerant, highly available, and (most importantly) dependable for storing and accessing your most critical data. Continue reading ScyllaDB on Compose: Hosted, next generation Cassandra for a lightning-fast NoSQL database
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New IBM Bluemix Services Accelerate Cloud Data Migration

IBM has announced several new cloud data services and features on its IBM Bluemix platform designed to help organizations accelerate the migration of their data to the cloud and, in turn, more readily generate business insights. According to IDC, the amount of high-value data worth analyzing will double by 2020, and much of this data will...  Continue reading New IBM Bluemix Services Accelerate Cloud Data Migration