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Now You’re a Hadoop Expert

Hadoop is one of the greatest creations in data warehousing in the common age. However, it can get a little confusing! Let me walk you through how Hadoop works and the many projects that use Hadoop!

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The Nexus Query Chameleon Introduces BizStar

Tera-Tom here! BizStar is the 4th foundation of Nexus, and it will allow the business users and the IT staff to collaborate like bread and butter.  This is due out in our October release. BizStar has two concepts designed to make everyone a business star (BizStar): One section of BizStar will allow the business user…

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Hadoop – Hive, Impala, Zookeeper, and a Data Strategy

Tera-Tom here! This post will discuss Hive, Impala, and Zookeeper and the best technology to query, load, manage, and integrate Hadoop projects with traditional systems. The name Hadoop came from the original open source project leader Doug Cutting.  Doug’s son had named his toy elephant Hadoop!  Hadoop is the open source version of the Google…

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Let Us Show You the Nexus Query Chameleon!

We have setup three demos this Friday (July 14th, 2017) to show off the Nexus Query Chameleon! These 90 minute sessions will be dedicated to showing off Coffing Data Warehousing’s tool of choice! The Nexus Query Chameleon is a versatile tool that allows you to handle many different data sets from many different systems simultaneously. Do not…

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Free Training Webinars for SQL, Netezza, and Teradata!

Exciting news from Coffing Data Warehousing! Tom Coffing is going to be hosting several FREE webinars to the public in July. If you want to learn the basics of SQL, Netezza, or Teradata, then these are the webinars for you! This is a golden opportunity so don’t miss it! The webinar schedule goes as followed:…

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Hadoop Gets Tamed

Tera-Tom here!   The name Hadoop came from the original open source project leader Doug Cutting. Doug’s son had named his toy elephant Hadoop, but Hadoop isn’t like an elephant.  Hadoop is like a beautiful stallion roaring across the open plains, wild and free. The free part of Hadoop has it affirmed as the triple…

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Tom’s Speech Doctor Technique: The Park’n’Drive

The Speech Doctor is here! If you want to be a great speaker, teacher, salesperson, presenter, actor, or people-person, then you are about to learn a career landmark lesson. One of my favorite quotes is, “Treat your friends like you would your paintings – put them in the best light”. If you want to look…

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The Greatest Body Language Secret that Nobody Knows

Tera-Tom, the Speech Doctor here! The body language technique I am about to explain can change your life and enhance your career enormously.  You have never heard of it before nor will you ever hear of it again.  At first, you might think I am insane, but you are about to learn how to appear…

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Best Career Advice: Learn to Memorize Every Name in the Room

Tera-Tom here! I have taught over 1,000 classes around the world, and the best thing I have ever done was to train myself to remembering names. I have done this for each student before the class begins. I start each class by asking each student to introduce themselves and to briefly explain what they want to get…

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My Career Secret – Master the Two most Difficult and Opposite Extremes

Tera-Tom here!   The Japanese have a philosophy that if you master one thing, you can master anything.  I decided to take this philosophy to another level.  I set out to master the two most difficult and opposite extremes simultaneously.  If successful,  then I could master everything between these two extremes.  So, I decided to…

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The Nexus Query Chameleon and the Hub

The great master Confucius once said, “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop”.  Putting one step forward is an essential key to success and it is how things evolve. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the computer industry. For many years, most people queried a single…

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The Biggest Mistake in Big Data and How I Took Advantage!

Tera-Tom here! The amount of data and the processing power it takes is growing exponentially so companies continue to buy more servers.  Each query needs processor power and memory to bring back an answer set, but competition for these resources is fierce.  A company that has 50,000 users must continue to upgrade their systems to…

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No “I” in Team, but there is an “Us” in Nexus

Tera-Tom here! What does the world’s most successful bank, telecommunications company, movie studio, and PC manufacturer have in common? Teamwork! There is no “I” in team, but there is a capital “I” in Information. These top players all use information to make decisions and they do so by putting the business users and analysts on…

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The Nexus Breaks Barriers with NEW Build!

Tera-Tom here!   For those who don’t know the reason they call me Tera-Tom, it’s because I have taught over 1,000 Teradata classes, written over 50 books on Teradata, and authored 25 books on all of the other major platforms.  I have been the CEO of my own company for the past 25 years and…

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Beam Tera-Tom Up, Scotty – He Now Commands the Enterprise

James T. Kirk of Star Trek communicated with the Starship Enterprise and said, “Beam me up Scottie – There is no intelligent life down here.” Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry and to this day many skeptics don’t think that Captain Kirk actually ever said those words in…

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Tera-Tom Shares Teradata and Netezza Videos on YouTube

Tera-Tom here! Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change that you want to see in the world.” I am taking that advice! I want to see anyone and everyone who has a desire to become a big data expert to be able to learn in a fun and interesting way. And it won’t cost anyone…

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The future is within reach

Tera-Tom here! If you want yourself, your team and your entire company to be able to embrace today’s ever-changing computing environment then I have great news. You’re one step away!   No one in the computer industry predicted today’s computer environment except us. That is because nobody else has spent the last 20 years working…

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Hadoop Explained

Tera-Tom here! Experts say that up to 75% of the entire world’s data will be on Hadoop by the year 2020. Yes – that’s right – 75%!! This means a huge influx of data over the next several years, which translates into a huge opportunity for your organization! This means data not captured today will…

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How Big Data Changed Overnight

Everyone knows that a company’s greatest asset is their people and nobody doubts that knowledge is power, and that data is the driving force behind knowledge. Where most opportunities are lost is by not arming employees with the best tool, thus eliminating any possibility for each employee to maximize their potential.   Arming employees with…

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