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data janitor (data wrangler)

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A data janitor is an IT employee that cleans up big data sources to prepare them for data analysts and data scientists.

Apache Hive

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Apache Hive is an open source data warehouse system for querying and analyzing large data sets that are principally stored in Hadoop files.

data mart (datamart)

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A data mart is a repository of data that is designed to serve a particular community of knowledge workers.

Apache Falcon

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Apache Falcon is a data management tool for overseeing data pipelines in Hadoop clusters, with a goal of ensuring consistent and dependable ...

fast data

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Fast data is the application of big data analytics to smaller data sets in near-real or real-time in order to solve a problem or create business ...

spatial data

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Spatial data, also known as geospatial data, is information about a physical object that can be represented by numerical values in a geographic ...

data virtualization

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Data virtualization is an umbrella term used to describe any approach to data management that allows an application to retrieve and manipulate data ...

Apache HBase

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Apache HBase is a column-oriented key/value data store built to run on top of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).

Oracle Big Data Appliance

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Oracle Big Data Appliance is a converged hardware and software platform for big data that can be used to capture and analyze data from a wide variety...

big data

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Big data is an evolving term that describes a large volume of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data that has the potential to be mined ...

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  • cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks.

  • asymmetric cryptography (public key cryptography)

    Asymmetric cryptography, also called public key cryptography, uses a pair of numerical keys that are mathematically related to ...

  • digital signature

    A digital signature is a mathematical technique used to validate the authenticity and integrity of a message, software or digital...

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  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

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  • hard disk drive (HDD)

    A computer hard disk drive (HDD) is a non-volatile memory hardware device that controls the positioning, reading and writing of ...

  • byte

    In most computer systems, a byte is a unit of data that is eight binary digits long. Bytes are often used to represent a ...

  • network-attached storage (NAS)

    Network-attached storage (NAS) is dedicated file storage that enables multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to retrieve...

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