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Big Data, No Ticket

Big Data, No Ticket

Consistency and Timeliness of Data in Distributed Computing Introduction This story uses an example of dynamic pricing in the low-cost airlines ticketing industry to show how the consistency and timeliness of data is an essential component of a concurrent system. I’ll...

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Data Encryption: Is Your Data Safe?

Data Encryption: Is Your Data Safe?

With the recent allegations of Russian election hacking, the Russian and Chinese government targeting private companies, and the use of such hacks for political, military and economic gain — internal and external, data security has become a major issue for all...

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Ten Key Terms in Distributed Computing

Ten Key Terms in Distributed Computing

Introduction This article is about Big Data and Distributed Computing. My goal is to give you the vocabulary to discuss Big Data outcomes in terms of effective Distributed Computing execution, data integrity, and performance bottlenecks. Distributed computing is the...

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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Agile Contracts

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Agile Contracts

Who would want to admit that they are not agile?  Not startup CEOs, nor corporate CEOs. In the rush to total digitization, everything from corporate strategy to food service contracts is now expected to be “agile”, able to respond rapidly to customers and disruptive...

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8 Important Medical Data Compliance Concepts

8 Important Medical Data Compliance Concepts

Eight important concepts when scoring medical data The Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the United States, and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union, impose significant...

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