Dan Kusnetzky

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Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He is responsible for research, publications, and operations. Mr. Kusnetzky has been involved with information technology since the late 1970s. Mr. Kusnetzky has been responsible for research operations at the 451 Group; corporate and marketing strategy for Open-Xchange; system software and virtualization research at IDC; and program and product management at Digital Equipment Corporation.; Today, Mr. Kusnetzky focuses on system software, virtualization technology and cloud computing. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.

The Kusnetzky Group LLC is an independent technology industry research firm that focuses on system software, virtualization and cloud computing infrastructure. Dan's opinions are based upon research, personal experiences and actual use of technology. They are not based upon the relationships the company may or may not have with suppliers, end user organizations, the media, consultants or other analysts. Dan's research is available on a subscription basis through Kusnetzky Group LLC. Dan's attendance at industry events or at client meetings may be sponsored by the client. Clients may provide hardware or software for testing prior to the publication of analysis that includes that product. Clients may also provide shirts, jackets, coffee cups, folders, backpacks, pens and other event tchotchke. While nice, these don't effect Dan's opinions or insight about those clients or their products.

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Do enterprises need a chief data scientist?

Do enterprises need a chief data scientist?

Enterprises are increasingly focused on using big data and analytics to help them better understand both the requirements of their customers, trends and patterns of customer activity and this requires a different approach. Dell says that this trend means that enterprises need a new type of leader, a chief data scientist, to help ask the right questions, in the right way and drive the transition to the data-driven enterprise.

September 3, 2013 by in Big Data Analytics

NuoDB developer profile

NuoDB developer profile

Developers who are already familiar with relational-database and intend to work in a cloud computing environment like Amazon Web Service are likely to find NuoDB's technology interesting and are likely to learn that it solves many scalability and high availability issues.

July 30, 2012 by in Big Data Analytics

Big data and transaction processing

Big data and transaction processing

Organizations need to compile and hold larger amounts of data. Many big data tools are useful when the goal is discovery and analysis of that data. What needs to be done if a transactional system needs access to a huge, rapidly changing data store.

August 6, 2012 by in Big Data Analytics