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Webcast: HOW TO SCALE A DATA LITERACY PROGRAM AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

Webcast: HOW TO SCALE A DATA LITERACY PROGRAM AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and Bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

During our recent webinar on scaling self-service analytics, AtScale spoke with Kwan Lee, EVP of Engineering at EverQuote about its multifaceted self-service approach to data analytics for business users and machine learning.

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

The benefit of implementing analytics policies at the semantic layer – for both access control and usage policies – is that users can be guided and coached how to interact with analytics in real-time. This empowers individuals to operate...

Emerging Frameworks & Technologies that Combat the Rising Threat of Cyber Attacks

Emerging Frameworks & Technologies that Combat the Rising Threat of Cyber Attacks

The creation of the first computer virus in 1971 led to the development of the cyber security industry. Unfortunately, since then, new malware is created every day by threat actors who continue to develop the tools for their nefarious...

Shifting Cyber Threat Landscape Requires Continuous Security Validation

Shifting Cyber Threat Landscape Requires Continuous Security Validation

keyb The spate of high-profile cyber attacks does show that in today's digital environment, the question is no longer "if '' but "when" (a firm will be a target). However, the culprit is sometimes not system vulnerability but human error,...

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

In the wake of restrictions in access to certain services or content online because of location or other reasons, the Virtual Private Network (VPN) has become a handy tool for internet users. Its unique ability to hide users' IP...

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

Laptops are great - most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the...

Solving the steam_api.dll Missing Issue

Solving the steam_api.dll Missing Issue

Usually this error is faced by the gamers - people who have installed Steam games and now cannot launch them. Usually, this happens when you try to launch not licensed games, however, the problem still need to be solved....

How To Perfectly Secure Your Data From Any Loss Or Leakage

How To Perfectly Secure Your Data From Any Loss Or Leakage

Your data is the most valuable information you create and store on your devices, like smartphones, laptops, etc. Data is mostly unique and sensitive that if accessed by unauthorized persons or it gets lost, the aftereffect can be devastating....





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DATA and ANALYTICS 

Webcast: HOW TO SCALE A DATA LITERACY PROGRAM AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

September 15, 2021 No Comments

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and Bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

How EverQuote Democratized Data Through Self-Service Analytics

September 15, 2021 No Comments

During our recent webinar on scaling self-service analytics, AtScale spoke with Kwan Lee, EVP of Engineering at EverQuote about its multifaceted self-service approach to data analytics for business users and machine learning.

How Analytics Governance Empowers Self-Service BI

September 15, 2021 No Comments

The benefit of implementing analytics policies at the semantic layer – for both access control and usage policies – is that users can be guided and coached how to interact with analytics in real-time. This empowers individuals to operate independently and with confidence that they are working with data in the right way.

10 Ways AtScale Helps Organizations Scale Data Science and Enterprise AI

September 15, 2021 No Comments

AtScale’s semantic layer platform can be a key enabler by addressing some of these fundamental challenges head on. Here are 10 important ways an AtScale semantic layer can help.

Building Time Series Analysis on Snowflake with a Semantic Layer

September 15, 2021 No Comments

Predictions based on time-series analysis are one of the most common products delivered by data science teams. This post focuses on how AtScale + Snowflake create a powerful combination in this common use case.

Help Desk Migration: Explaining Main What’s, How’s and Why’s

September 1, 2021 No Comments

Have you ever googled “data migration”? Many business owners have already done this. And you should be intimidated by that too. So, data migration is a process of importing or exporting your records from one place to another, from one cloud platform to another, from one help desk solution to another and the list may go further. Nowadays, data migration services help companies to move from on-premise or cloud-based platforms to more suitable options. That happens for a few reasons…

The Impact of Technology on the Forex Industry

August 30, 2021 No Comments

Technology has had a huge impact on the forex industry. It is changing forex, and forex traders need to find ways to keep up with the changes or they will get left behind. This post examines the issues that technology has created for forex traders and how forex traders can use technology to their advantage in order to stay relevant in this ever-changing industry.

5 business technology ideas that you start from home

August 30, 2021 No Comments

With modern technology advancement, owning and operating a business from home has never been easy. In this article, we will explore some business tech ideas that you can easily start from home and make a living.

Webcast: How to Make Data & Analytics Consumable for Everyone in Your Organization

August 27, 2021 No Comments

Join us for a webinar panel with data & analytics leaders from Wawa, AWS, and Facebook who will share practical guidance to make data consumable and scale effective decisions. You will hear strategies on how to transform cloud data into valuable insights, support data democratization initiatives, and enable collaboration with business stakeholders while maintaining data security and governance.

How Enterprise Cloud Computing Is Transforming Business Management

August 24, 2021 No Comments

There are several ways enterprise cloud computing is transforming business management. Importantly, enterprise cloud computing allows business organizations to access IT resources and services. For example, companies may partner with a cloud service provider to obtain servers, data storage, and networking infrastructure. Cloud migration is becoming one of the most popular business trends, as companies look to accelerate their day-to-day processes and improve their data storage strategy.

Business Management Tips: The Importance Of Good IT Infrastructure

August 23, 2021 No Comments

A business’s success is determined by several factors including leadership, marketing, and operations. Those are usually the first things that come to mind. Yet, what most people don’t think of right away, even though they should, is the business’s IT infrastructure. In our technology-driven world, IT is baked into everything. Since it’s a major part of how we live and work, mastering it is essential to a business’s survival. How you implement IT is critical to the business’s security, growth, and scalability.

Emerging Frameworks & Technologies that Combat the Rising Threat of Cyber Attacks

August 23, 2021 No Comments

The creation of the first computer virus in 1971 led to the development of the cyber security industry. Unfortunately, since then, new malware is created every day by threat actors who continue to develop the tools for their nefarious activities. The cyber security threats grew in complexity and scale, and the attack surface also grew exponentially larger. But in this age of sophistication and the range of attack methods, you can identify some common causes of attacks.

Shifting Cyber Threat Landscape Requires Continuous Security Validation

August 20, 2021 No Comments

keyb The spate of high-profile cyber attacks does show that in today’s digital environment, the question is no longer “if ” but “when” (a firm will be a target). However, the culprit is sometimes not system vulnerability but human error, complacency, outdated security programs, and lack of cybersecurity awareness.

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

August 20, 2021 No Comments

In the wake of restrictions in access to certain services or content online because of location or other reasons, the Virtual Private Network (VPN) has become a handy tool for internet users. Its unique ability to hide users’ IP addresses and redirect the network through a specially configured remote server. Many users have adopted private networks to access information and contents on the internet that they would typically not have accessed.

Here’s How To Choose The Right Laptop For Your Specific Needs

August 20, 2021 No Comments

Laptops are great – most of them have the capabilities of a personal computer, yet are portable enough to move around whenever you need a change of environment. Even with the rise of the smartphone and, more recently, the smartwatch, the laptop has still managed to withstand the competition to be an item most of us need to work on.

Protect Kubernetes and containerized workloads at scale on AWS

August 19, 2021 No Comments

Watch this webinar to learn how to develop a mature containerization strategy that protects Kubernetes-based and containerized applications.

How Tango Can Boost Business Productivity for IT Professionals

August 19, 2021 No Comments

With digital transformation ruling the world of business, IT professionals are under unprecedented pressure to be more productive, adopt better workflows, and develop new skills. While we often think that all this will happen by taking on another online course or experimenting with time management tools, there’s another alternative. Tango.

Module 5: Continuous Testing

August 19, 2021 No Comments

Join this workshop from AWS and the DevOps Institute to learn how to implement continuous testing to shorten test cycles, increase code quality and deliver better features faster.

9 Ways Technology Has Affected Teaching During Pandemic

August 19, 2021 No Comments

The pandemic has led to significant changes in education. The level of education directly affects the income and employment of the population – better-educated people find jobs easier, have better working conditions, and earn more. Education is also positively linked to life expectancy, health, and social integration. Education is a fundamental human right enshrined in Article 26 of the Declaration of Human Rights.

Why Instaclustr Acquiring credativ’s PostgreSQL Expertise Is a Big Deal for Businesses Seeking an Open Source Data Stack Built to Scale

August 19, 2021 No Comments

Instaclustr’s recent acquisition of credativ is a welcome development for any enterprise looking to join the PostgreSQL momentum – and particularly so for those who want to pair the relational database with other powerful open source data technologies. As a company, Instaclustr focuses on providing pure open source data-layer technologies such as Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka that are optimised for performance, cost and security, and free from any license fees or lock-in associated with proprietary or “open core” solutions. It’s open source the way open source should be.

Solving the steam_api.dll Missing Issue

August 19, 2021 No Comments

Usually this error is faced by the gamers – people who have installed Steam games and now cannot launch them. Usually, this happens when you try to launch not licensed games, however, the problem still need to be solved. As a rule, you need to start from finding a good source to download steam_api.dll from as you need the original file without modifications.

You’ve Encountered CrashLoopBackOff Error – What Now?

August 16, 2021 No Comments

It is inevitable that users will encounter different kinds of errors in any software development environment. The CrashLoopBackOff error is one of the common errors that will occur when dealing with Kubernetes deployments. This article covers how to identify a CrashLoopBackOff error and how to diagnose it effectively in order to find the root cause.

A Brief Guide to Finding a Career in Data Analytics in 2021

August 16, 2021 No Comments

For years, database experts struggled to find suitable positions that demanded their unique skillset – software developers seemed to be rapidly moving into their field, often boasting of being proficient with the “Full Stack” of technologies and techniques involved in creating data-driven computer software.

How To Build An Enterprise Software Development Infrastructure

August 12, 2021 No Comments

There are several steps to building an enterprise software development infrastructure. Leading firms need an advanced infrastructure to manage development methodologies, active projects, and necessary resources such as container images. Using these infrastructure, enterprises boost tech workplace productivity, reduce costs, and provide opportunities to differentiate from the competition. This way, businesses increase resource usage efficiency, accelerate software releases, and provide continuous post-release support. As an enterprise software developer, you should embrace lightweight, open source software with minimal dependencies and strong encryption to build your infrastructure.

How To Perfectly Secure Your Data From Any Loss Or Leakage

August 12, 2021 No Comments

Your data is the most valuable information you create and store on your devices, like smartphones, laptops, etc. Data is mostly unique and sensitive that if accessed by unauthorized persons or it gets lost, the aftereffect can be devastating. Whether the data belongs to private individuals or corporations, they are typically sensitive and confidential.

How AtScale Uses Aggregates to Optimize Query Performance

August 11, 2021 No Comments

The use of data aggregations (i.e. aggregates) to accelerate query performance is a common practice for data engineering teams, but the question remains how to balance resources like time and compute consumption in the aggregation process. Rather than relying on manual data engineering, AtScale accelerates analytics query performance using a novel combination of autonomous aggregate management and graph-based query optimization.

Affinity Federal Credit Union Implements Self-Service Analytics Program

August 11, 2021 No Comments

While self-service data analytics requires the right technologies, promoting the use of data throughout an organization demands strong data literacy and non-intrusive governance, as well. During our webinar, How to Scale Self-Service Analytics for Smarter Decision-Making, we spoke with John Ackerman, VP of Data and Analytics at Affinity Federal Credit Union about their success with adopting a modern data architecture and facilitating data empowerment.

Make Power BI Shine on Snowflake, BigQuery & Redshift

August 11, 2021 No Comments

Why is this such huge news? To date, there has never been a great, live query experience on Power BI for Snowflake, BigQuery, RedShift, Databricks and even Azure Synapse SQL. Historically, Power BI has only supported “DirectQuery” access for cloud data sources. “Live Query” provided by AtScale’s DAX connector will deliver extreme performance benefits for these applications. Coupled with the AtScale semantic layer, the combination of analytics-ready data with the ease of use of Power BI is a terrific combination.

Reasons to Hire a Data Engineer

July 28, 2021 No Comments

In this day and age – data is king. Companies that are able to completely utilize the data that goes through their business are the ones who can completely break their limits. Data is a sensitive matter and it’s not something you’d want to be handled by amateurs which is why looking for the right professionals is highly recommended.

The Data Loss Risks that Lie Between Web Apps and the Browser

July 12, 2021 No Comments

We tend to think that the security of SaaS is mostly the concern of SaaS vendors due to separation of responsibilities. SaaS vendors must maintain the security of their application—keep all elements patched up to date, implement their own security tools, and monitor for intrusion attempts. All the user has to do is make sure that no one steals their credentials.

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