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Data Anonymity: Current Techniques Don’t Work

By Dick Weisinger

The success of an AI algorithm can often be attributed to extensive training based on massive amounts of data. Data collected from individuals is often sanitized in order to protect the privacy of the people from whom the data was

Data: Enterprises Shift Data from On-Premise to Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Between 2017 and 2018, the database market size grew by 18.4 percent, according to Gartner. That’s big. But what’s bigger is what’s beneath the numbers: two-thirds of the growth came from the cloud. Adam Ronthal, analyst at Gartner, said that

Data Gravity: Growing Cloud Repository Sizes Flip the Dynamics of IT

By Dick Weisinger

The larger data repositories grow, the more important they become as a source of information. The bigger the system, the more rooted the data becomes and the more difficult it is to migrate the data into a new location or

Data Retention: Growth in Data Stresses Traditional Data Backups

By Dick Weisinger

It used to be that data retention policies were primarily centered on human-created documents and data.  With the growth of the internet and development of high-powered computers and sensors, that has all changed. Data generated by sensors and software is

Object Storage: Cloud Vendors Shrink Total Cost of Ownership with Object Storage Offerings

By Dick Weisinger

Object Storage dates back to research by Garth Gibson at Carnegie Mellon University in the mid-nineties and later commercialized by EMC with the Centera product. Cloud offerings of object storage have driven growth in the technology.  The technology enables large