The Data Day: February 17, 2017

You know what data and analytics is, right? Like lots of things are done with data and analytics. Including some bad things.

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: February 10, 2017

SEE YOU IN COURT, THE FUTURE OF DATA AND ANALYTICS AT STAKE!

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: February 3, 2017

The Data Platforms and Analytics massacre

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: January 27, 2017

Alternative data platforms and analytics facts.

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: January 20, 2017

The same people who did the phony election data, and were so wrong, are now doing approval rating analytics. They are rigged just like before.

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: January 13, 2017

Totally made up facts by sleazebag data and analytics operatives – FAKE NEWS!

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: January 6, 2017

Grow up, data platforms and analytics: it’s time to be an adult

And that’s the data day, today.

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NoSQL LinkedIn Skills Index – An Interesting Occasional Update

I was recently prompted by OrientDB CEO Luca Garulli to take another look at the NoSQL LinkedIn Skills Index, which we previously updated on a regular basis between September 2012 and 2015.

I wouldn’t read too much into the results since there’s been such a long period between updates, and this is – as ever – just a snapshot of one particular data source. However, they are definitely interesting, especially when you consider that we retired the NoSQL LinkedIn Skills Index primarily because the results had become so boringly predictable.

As such I’d make the following observations without any additional comment:

  • It is interesting to note that MongoDB’s share of mentions of NoSQL databases in LinkedIn member profiles has declined since September 2015, from 51% to 48%. Of course, MongoDB remains the number one by a considerable margin.
  • It is also interesting to note that Redis has climbed above Cassandra to claim second spot.
  • Similarly it is interesting that Neo4j has climbed above CouchDB for fifth place.
  • And it is also interesting that DynamoDB has overtaken Couchbase for eighth place.
  • It is also interesting that the two fastest growing NoSQL databases, in terms of mentions in LinkedIn profiles, are Google Cloud Bigtable (up 557%) and Azure DocumentDB (up 254%).
  • And it is also interesting that the third fastest growth came from RethinkDB, despite the recent demise of the company of the same name.
  • Those growth rates saw Google Clooud Bigtable climb above Voldemort, ArangoDB, Hypertable and Allegrograph, while Azure DocumentDB climbed above Titan and Voldemort, and RethinkDB climbed above Titan and Accumulo.

Since Luca prompted another look at the results, I should also probably point out that mentions of OrientDB grew at a healthy 83% as OrientDB held on to 11th place in the Index.

Interesting…

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The Data Day: December 16, 2016

What happened in data and analytics this week has to be seen to be believed

And that’s the data day, today.

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The Data Day: December 9, 2016

What happened in data and analytics this week will blow your mind. Bigly.

And that’s the data day, today.

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