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Posts on digital data and how it is used, stored, and modified.


Posted on 06/25/2014

NOTE: This is the fourth post in our Windward learning series on the introduction to digital data. Missed the beginning of the series? Read it here. The rise of the Internet for personal and business use has led to the development and adoption of new ways of sharing data. While this data may be accessed […] …read more

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Posted on 06/04/2014

NOTE: This is the second post in our Windward learning series on the introduction to digital data. Missed the first one? Read it here. SQL databases are the standard for persistent data storage. When someone is talking about databases, they are most likely talking about an SQL database. These databases are built on tried and […] …read more

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Posted on 05/21/2014

80% of the Internet is cat pictures. That may be a made-up statistic, and you probably don’t want cat pictures in your reports, but it demonstrates what everyone already knows: people love visuals. Think about how much work has gone into your company logo. And think about how much work your clients have put into […] …read more

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Posted on 05/07/2014

You asked for more data sources. Windward Studios has delivered! Here are the new data sources you’ll find in Version 13: OData, JSON, salesforce.com and Oracle. Get the scoop on each below. Big Data Windward has been following the big data trend over the past year and has responded to your call for big data […] …read more

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Posted on 04/24/2014

And now, for something a little different. Most readers of this blog are software experts who are heavily technical. But you probably have been asked by others in your company — perhaps by that eager intern or the seasoned salesperson who is new to data technology — just exactly what it is that you do. […] …read more

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