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What To Do When Big Data Gets Too Big

8 November, 2017

What To Do When Big Data Gets Too Big

In the 1950s, scientists proposed that the human brain can only recall a list of about seven items. Brain power hasn’t changed much since then—but the amount of data that we are getting bombarded with certainly has.

“We have all of the data that we need, but what is missing in companies is people with the business acumen to take what they learn from data analytics and truly create breakthrough opportunities for the business,” said Don Sullivan, product line marketing manager for VMware.

I visited with Sullivan at the recent Microsoft PASS Summit, a conference for DBAs and analytics experts who use the Microsoft and related data platforms and tools for analytics.

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