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What Is a Data Lake?

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b2ap3_thumbnail_210863655_data_warehouse_storage_400.jpgBig data, or massive data sets that can be used to make inferences and reveal patterns, has become an increasingly important part of modern business and can be leveraged in many different ways. There are a few different options for storing this data available, which the use case for the data will dictate. Here, we’ll evaluate whether a “data lake” or a “data warehouse” would better suit your needs.

Tip of the Week: How to Work with PDFs

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b2ap3_thumbnail_PDF_264704829_400.jpgOne of the most common file types you hear about is the Portable Document Format file - although you probably know it simply as a PDF. PDFs are so well known because they are the best way to save a document so that, regardless of the device it is viewed on, the file will always appear the same. Did you know that you can do more than just look at a PDF? Here, we’re providing some tips on how you can make your PDFs work for you.

Understanding the Different Types of Cloud

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b2ap3_thumbnail_203283968_S_cloud_400.jpgMany businesses have taken the cloud into consideration as their next technology implementation… but there’s more to adopting a cloud solution than going to the cloud store and asking for one. First, you need to determine what kind of cloud solution is best suited to your needs.

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Understanding Biometrics

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b2ap3_thumbnail_2.0_157757197_biometrics_400.jpgIt’s a familiar scene from many science fiction properties: a person approaches a locked door. They unlock it, but rather than using a key, a red beam scans their eye to confirm their identity and permit them access. The thing is, this and similar biometric authentication technologies are likely to begin appearing in real-world businesses sooner than later. Let’s discuss:

How to Make Sure Your Messages are Secure

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b2ap3_thumbnail_242646841_messaging_400.jpgMessaging applications have carved out a foothold in businesses, clearly proving their operational benefits. However, it simply isn’t responsible to leverage a solution without making sure that the solution is secure. There are a few criteria that you should consider to determine how secure your chosen application really is.

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