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When we remember that we are all mad the mysteries disappear, and life stands explained.

- Mark Twain

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Written by Yaniv Leven |July 03, 2018

Data Industry and Trends

9 Must Attend Data Engineering Conferences in 2018

To be an outstanding data engineer you must constantly keep up to date with the latest developments and tools for building data infrastructure, learn about the real world examples from top....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |February 05, 2018

Data Industry and Trends Product

Panoply, Stitch and Chartio Partner to Offer the World’s First Automatic Cloud Data Stack

Panoply, Stitch and Chartio today announced the availability of the world’s first Automatic Cloud Data Stack. The combined offering enables data analysts and business users to connect to disparate....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |December 05, 2017

Data Industry and Trends

The power struggle in the Cloud DB War just shifted to a new paradigm (and not everybody knows it)

I gotta hand it to Oracle and Larry Ellison, the guy knows how to put on a show! They also know how to do business. When they announced their quarter highlights on September 14th, Larry reported....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |October 05, 2017

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Data Industry and Trends

Top 5 MongoDB alternatives

When it comes to NoSQL databases, MongoDB is definitely in the lead as the world's fastest-growing database. But the days when a single database was enough are behind us;

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Written by Yaniv Leven |June 15, 2017

Data Industry and Trends Being Data Driven

4 Skills Required to Become an Outstanding Data Engineer

A data engineer conceives, builds and maintains the data infrastructure that holds your enterprise’s advanced analytics capacities together.  

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Written by Yaniv Leven |June 08, 2017

Data Industry and Trends

The Rise of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

In today’s fast-paced competitive market, there are critical advantages to utilizing infrastructure-as-a-service, especially for businesses concerned about fast-tracking their analytics....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |May 25, 2017

Data Industry and Trends

Most In-Demand Jobs of 2017 - Data Scientist and Data Engineer

Across industries, a rapidly rising demand for data scientists and engineers by far outstripps supply. In fact, the shortage of skilled IT professionals is one of the main factors that is slowing....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |May 11, 2017

Data Industry and Trends

What Star Wars Can Teach us about Analytics Infrastructure

Big Data can be a seductive master. How can you maximize time-to-insight without going over to the Dark Side?

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Written by Yaniv Leven |May 04, 2017

Data Industry and Trends Being Data Driven

How To Become A Data Engineer: A Guide

The demand for skilled Data Engineers (or Big Data Engineers) is projected to rapidly grow.  No wonder that’s the case: no matter what your company does, to succeed in today’s competitive....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |April 27, 2017

Data Industry and Trends

Cloud data warehousing trends 2017

It is an exciting time for cloud data warehousing with significant disruptions expected throughout 2017. As Gartner, in March 2016, showed, warehousing enterprises continue to race against one....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |April 13, 2017

Data Industry and Trends

The Importance of AI, Machine Learning and NLP for Analytics

For many organizations, their ability to collect data has long surpassed their ability to organize it quickly enough for analysis. As companies of all sizes are increasingly pressured to leverage....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |April 06, 2017

Data Technology

Lessons Learned From the Recent Amazon S3 Outage

On Feb 28th, Amazon Web Services (AWS), went down for approximately 4 hours. The outage occurred in Amazon’s US-East-1 facility in Virginia, their biggest region, and disrupted business continuity....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |March 30, 2017

Being Data Driven

Five Data Tasks That Keep Data Engineers Awake at Night

As a data engineer, I enjoy my work, but when it comes  to integrating and managing data  there are quite a few tasks that are downright tedious. From data remodeling to juggling a hodgepodge of....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |March 23, 2017

Data Industry and Trends Being Data Driven

Which type of data warehouse is right for you?

I loved this line from an article I recently stumbled upon:  “Choosing between the different types of data warehouse platforms can be simplified once you know which deployment option best meets....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |March 16, 2017

Being Data Driven

Data Augmentation: Bringing New Life to Your Data

If you recognize your data as an asset, than augmenting it simply means growing your business assets. With data augmentation, you can run manipulations on existing data, use multiple sources from....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |December 13, 2016

Data Industry and Trends

Data-Oriented Takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2016: Query S3, Batch, Glue and More

Attendance at this year’s AWS re:Invent conference almost doubled, from 18,000 people last year to 32,000 people last week. The large, international cloud computing event attracted professionals....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |December 05, 2016

Being Data Driven

Data Warehouse Automation. A Question of When Not If

The premise that to build a perfect data warehouse you must have perfect business understanding is simply irrelevant. We must look to technology to empower us to keep pace with our rapidly....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |March 14, 2016

Data Industry and Trends

Why we Built Panoply.io and what Ray Kurzweil’s Law of Accelerated Returns has to do with it

“An analysis of the history of technology shows that technological change is exponential…So we won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century — it will be more like 20,000 years of....

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Written by Yaniv Leven |December 23, 2015