Category Archives: Amazon Web Services

SCALING WORKLOADS (Chapter 3.2 of “All AWS Data Analytics Services”)

3.2  SCALING WORKLOADS Scalability is the capability of a system, network or process to handle a growing amount of work or application traffic. The goal of being scalable is to be able to be available to your customers as demand for … Continue reading

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2017: THE YEAR OF INTELLIGENCE (Chapter 2.3 of “All AWS Data Analytics Services”)

2.3  2017: THE YEAR OF INTELLIGENCE (I apologize in advance: I love this topic so much I got a bit carried away – for those that just want the facts, please skip over my section on The Augmented World Expo … Continue reading

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THE NEW BUZZWORD: “DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION” (Chapter 2.2 of “All AWS Data Analytics Services”)

2.2  THE “NEW” BUZZWORD: “DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION” Wikipedia Definition of “Digital Transformation”: “Digital transformation may be thought of as the third stage of embracing digital technologies: digital competence –> digital usage –> digital transformation, with usage and transformative ability informing “digital … Continue reading

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THE CURRENT STATE OF DATA & ANALYTICS (Chapter 2.1 of “All AWS Data Analytics Services”)

2.1  THE “OLD” BUZZWORD: “BIG DATA” The term “big data” was first described in 1944 as “information explosion.” In 2001 an article published by the Meta Group, “3D Data Management: Controlling Data Volume, Velocity, and Variety“, first described what has … Continue reading

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DATA MIXOLOGY AND THE END OF DATA SILOS (Chapter 1.4 of “All AWS Data Analytic Services”)

1.4  DATA MIXOLOGY AND THE END OF DATA SILOS The role of the CIO has changed dramatically over the past decade. With rise to new roles like the Chief Digital Officer and the Chief Customer Officer, we are seeing a … Continue reading

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FASTER TIME TO ACTIONABLE INSIGHT (Chapter 1.3 in “All-AWS-Data-Analytic-Services”)

1.3  FASTER TIME TO ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS & ROI AWS resources can be instantiated in seconds, you can treat these as “disposable” resources – not hardware or software you’ve spent months deciding which to choose and spending a significant up-front expenditure … Continue reading

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KEY ENABLERS TO BIG DATA ANALYTICS FOR EVERYONE (Chapter 1.2 in “All-AWS-Data-Analytics-Services”)

1.2 KEY ENABLERS TO BIG DATA ANALYTICS FOR EVERYONE Digital transformation reshapes every aspect of a business. As digital technology continues to evolve, successful digital transformation will require careful collaboration, thoughtful planning, and the inclusion of every department. Digital transformation … Continue reading

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