Data quality has always been relative and variable, meaning data quality is relative to a particular business use and can vary by user. Data of sufficient quality for one business use may be insufficient for other business uses, and data considered good by one user may be considered bad by others.
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When my band first started and was in need of a sound system, we bought a pair of cheap yet indestructible Peavey speakers, some Radio Shack microphones and a power mixer. The result? We sounded awful and often split our ear drums from high-pitched feedback and raw, untrained vocals. It took us years
Big data poses some interesting challenges for disciplines such as data integration and data governance, but this blog series addresses some of the most common questions big data raises related to data quality. What’s the meta with big data? Sometimes the best way to know what’s the matter with your data quality is to ask: What’s the
Big data poses some interesting challenges for disciplines such as data integration and data governance, but this blog series addresses some of the most common questions big data raises related to data quality. How much quality does big data need? Perspectives about data quality have always been relative and variable. Data quality is relative to a particular business
Big data poses some interesting challenges for disciplines such as data integration and data governance, but this blog series addresses some of the most common questions big data raises related to data quality. Does data quality matter less in larger data sets? Some believe huge data volumes make individual data quality issues insignificant due to the law of
As a youngster in the 70s and 80s, Star Trek inspired my imagination and fostered a great love for science, technology and reading. (See the embedded Star Trek infographic for some interesting factoids – did you know that there were 28 crew member deaths by those wearing red shirts?) Captain Kirk and the
Now that another summer of 12-hour family road-trips to Maine and Ohio, pricey engineering and basketball camps for the kids, and beating the heat at the beach are over, I've taken a fresh look at what people are focused on with their data – and what SAS is providing in the data management space.
Bigger doesn’t always mean better. And that’s often the case with big data. Your data quality (DQ) problem – no denial, please – often only magnifies when you get bigger data sets. Having more unstructured data adds another level of complexity. The need for data quality on Hadoop is shown by user
In April, the free trial of SAS Data Loader for Hadoop became available globally. Now, you can take a test drive of our new technology designed to increase the speed and ease of managing data within Hadoop. The downloads might take a while (after all, this is big data), but I think you’ll
In The Princess Bride, one of my favorite movies, our hero Westley – in an attempt to save his love, Buttercup – has to navigate the Fire Swamp. There, Westley and Buttercup encounter fire spouts, quicksand and the dreaded rodents of unusual size (RUS's). Each time he has a response to the