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  • Click Me Maybe: Inside eHarmony's matchmaking machine

    ​When a user signs up to eHarmony they fill out a lengthy questionnaire about the type of person they are, their likes and dislikes, beliefs, values and preferences in potential partners.

    Written by George Nott21 March 18 15:08
  • New CIO for Vic emergency services agency

    The Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) has appointed Glenn Page as its new IT chief following the promotion of its former CIO Deborah Weiss to COO in July.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner31 Aug. 15 15:50
  • Facebook Releases Query Engine to Open Source Community

    Facebook has released Presto -- a distributed SQL query engine optimized for running ad-hoc interactive queries on data sources up to petabytes in size -- to the open source community under the Apache license. It says Presto is 10x better than Hive.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud06 Nov. 13 19:10
  • Teradata turns to the Cloud, offers Data Warehouse as a Service

    Aiming to give customers the flexibility to store, process and leverage their data on-premises, in the Cloud or in a hybrid environment, Teradata is making its portfolio of platforms and services available via the Cloud, including Data Warehouse as a Service, Discovery as a Service and Data Management as a Service.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Oct. 13 19:05
  • BI gives Melbourne Health patient care insights

    Melbourne Health has built a new data warehouse and adopted a business intelligence (BI) platform to get better insights into how well it is serving patients and managing its budget.

    Written by Adam Bender12 Sept. 13 09:31
  • RedBalloon eyes cloud-based data warehouse

    Online gift voucher retailer RedBalloon plans to employ cloud-based data warehousing to store and analyse data generated by its customers.

    Written by Rohan Pearce22 April 13 16:48
  • Is the Cloud the right place for your data warehouse?

    The single biggest news coming from Amazon Web Service's first user conference recently was the launch of the company's newest service, Redshift, a Cloud-based data warehouse tool. And it prompts the question: Is the Cloud the right place for data warehousing?

    Written by Brandon Butler10 Dec. 12 21:05
  • Hurdles for Hadoop

    "Big data" is the buzzword of the day, and learning to manage it and extract value from it is top of mind for executives across industries. A contributing factor to the surge in big data is a shift in prevailing corporate data management philosophies.

    Written by Jesse Davis, director, research and development, Progress DataDirect07 Dec. 12 16:09
  • Amazon unveils data-warehouse-as-a-service

    Andy Jassy, head of’s cloud arm, Amazon Web Services, used his keynote at the inaugural AWS re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas to unveil the latest addition to AWS’ cloud ecosystem: data-warehouse-as-a-service.

    Written by Rohan Pearce29 Nov. 12 06:11
  • Enterprise data warehouse key to national health reform

    The federal government’s Department of Health and Ageing is seeking information from suppliers in preparation for the upcoming national health reform enterprise data warehouse (NHR EDW) program.

    Written by Rodney Gedda03 Aug. 11 10:01