Turning the Tide: Why New Strategies Are Urgently Needed to Counter the Surge in Online Video Piracy

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One person’s freedom to pirate is another person’s loss of royalty revenue. Every day, millions of Internet users are downloading copyrighted materials—music, movies, TV shows, and more. Although this is illegal under most countries’ copyright laws, it doesn’t stop them. What’s worse is they don’t even see themselves as criminals. Piracy isn’t going away, and content owners and governments need to regain control.

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Business Analytics-Turning Data into Insight

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In an era of smarter analytics, it is imperative that businesses leverage the massive quantities of data available to them. In order to remain competitive, data must be transformed. Watch this video to learn more. Read More

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On the Radar Splice Machine: Bringing Operational Distributed SQL Transaction Processing to Hadoop

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Online transaction processing relies on distributed data stores, and idustry segments such as digital marketing are generating an increased demand for transaction processing. Splice Machine is a new-generation online, distributed platform deployed on Hadoop. It draws on the scalability of an existing platform to leverage a rapidly growing skills base. So it can handle the high volume of processing required for interactive online transactions.

This product analysis reviews a transactional database that is competing in an emerging market for distributed online transaction processing, currently populated by NewSQL and NoSQL start-ups. Splice Machine is helping to transform Hadoop from an analytic to an operational platform. Read More

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