Tag: cloud

Data Management
David Loshin 0
Big data integration as a service

I've seen a number of articles and webinars recently that discuss data integration as a cloud-based service. So I thought it was worth exploring what this really means in the context of big data – specifically when the objective is to exploit many sources of streaming data for analytics. My initial reaction

Advanced Analytics
Phil Weiss 0
5 Challenges of cloud analytics

The need for fast and easy access to high-powered analytics has never been greater than it is today. Fortunately, cloud processing still holds the promise of making analytics more transparent and ubiquitous than ever before. Yet, a significant number of challenges still exist that prevent more widespread adoption of cloud

Programming Tips
Erwan Granger 0
Cloud: 4 deployment models

This is the last of my series of posts on the NIST definition of cloud computing. As you can see from this Wikipedia definition, calling anything a “cloud” is likely to be the fuzziest way of describing it. In meteorology, a cloud is a visible mass of liquid droplets or frozen

Maged Tawfik 0
Solar SAS and system fragility

Among the volumes of information about SAS we were showered with during our new SAS employee orientation, two seemingly insignificant tidbits stuck in my mind. SAS has dedicated about 12 acres of its campus grounds to a state-of-the-art solar farm. SAS prefers employment to outsourcing. Thus, the people we would

Customer Intelligence
Anne-Lindsay Beall 0
Are we too close to customers?

At SAS, our marketing and R&D divisions work together with customers to develop software products. Droves of our developers attend SAS users group conferences to talk to customers, demo new technologies and get user feedback. We have three customer advisory boards who tell us how they’re using SAS products, what