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Posts for tag: distributed-processing

Wed, June, 2016 | Simon Moss

Do you have a Big Data issue or is it a Data Diversity and Distribution issue?

The number of enterprise projects that fail to deliver on the business value expected is cause for concern. Many go over budget, miss objectives, fail outright, or get replaced within a year. On average, large IT projects run 45% over budget and 7% over time, while delivering 56% less value than expected, according to McKinsey…


Fri, December, 2015 | Simon Moss

Heterogeneous analytics, and making sandwiches

As with any entrepreneurial endeavor, as with any innovation, you’re gonna get orthodoxy and vested interests of the status quo too fearful or greedy to embrace a new way of thinking. But more and more business frustration is challenging firms to try something new, something unique. This challenge though is not just technical. It is organizationally and culturally…



Mon, December, 2013 | Simon Moss

Data Location, Location, Location: HADOOP/YARN

Hadoop/YARN – a big step towards the Distributed Processing future. By Robin Bloor Let’s begin with this idea: moving the processing to the data is usually better than moving the data to the processing. The reasons are obvious but let’s state them anyway. Data is more volatile than processing. Programs change but not too frequently.…


Tue, September, 2013 | Simon Moss

Robin Bloor talks to Pneuron’s Distributed Solutions

Very interesting blog entry by Robin Bloor, Bloor Group, on the challenges of distributed data that firms face. Robin points to Pneuron as an innovator in this emerging category of “Distributed Solutions”. “It is nearly always better to take the processing to the data than the data to the processing. “This is common sense. Data…



Wed, February, 2013 | Simon Moss

Pneuron, Prescriptive Business Solutions and how we fit with Big Data and Traditional Technologies

We are in the business of helping our clients think about business problems in a different way, one which can dramatically improve the cost, time to market, and risk profile while restoring critical business agility. As we have discussed before, Pneuron’s strategy is to address the broadly-shared problems around time to value, speed of deployment,…


Wed, September, 2012 | Simon Moss

Big Business Problems and Big Data: “If all you have is a hammer…”

Pneuron’s Chief Operating Officer, Elizabeth Elkins recently said that “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail”. She was using it as metaphor (simile?) for how enterprise technology has tried to solve business problems. The “hammer” is the core assumption that to create value one must normalize, move, store and optimize…



Tue, August, 2012 | Simon Moss

“Big Data, Without Big Databases”: Securities Technology Monitor

An great article from Tom Steinert-Threlkeld at Securities Technology Monitor highlighting the business challenges Pneuron is addressing and the innovations we are bringing to market. http://www.securitiestechnologymonitor.com/news/pneurons-big-data-no-big-databases-31204-1.html?ET=securitiesindustry:e4020:22409a:&st=email We feel it does a really good job of articulating Pneuron – a simple but incredibly powerful platform of deploying small lightweight code that is dynamically managed – instead…


Tue, July, 2012 | Simon Moss

Big Data versus the Cost of Value Extraction

Tabb Group commentary on the Cost of Value Extraction in Big Data Projects A quick but highly relevant commentary from Miranda Mizan at Tabb Group. She also wrote the Data Agility Report that can be downloaded from this blog and the Pneuron website. I attach the commentary in case you might want to download it.…



Thu, June, 2012 | Simon Moss

Distributed Analytics: The Big Data to Cloud Missing Link

Linking Big Data to the Cloud Welcome to Pneuron – a new, unique and breakthrough technology focused at linking the promise of Big Data and Cloud Computing. To introduce us perhaps the best way is to map what we are doing to a recent article from a Paul Rowady at Tabb Group (www.tabbgroup.com): “Strip away…