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Humankind has been storing data for millions of years, as wall paintings, in books and more recently in super-sized data centers. Technological advancements have increased our ability to create and store data. Each day on Earth we generate 500 million tweets, 294 billion emails and 4 million gigabytes of Facebook data. Around 150 years from …

In a data-driven, global, always-on world, databases are the engines that let businesses innovate and transform. As databases get more sophisticated and more organizations look for managed database services to handle infrastructure needs, there are a few key trends we’re seeing. Here’s what to watch.   Source Google Cloud Blog

Let’s start with an obvious example(example 1): 1. Virus A has an average fatality rate of 10%(1 death per 10 infections on average) 2. Virus B has an average fatality rate of 1%(1 death per 100 infections on average) Which virus is more dangerous towards the majority? If you think that the answer must be …

SQL is great, but sometimes you may need something else. By and large, the prevalent type of data that data engineers deal with on a regular basis is relational. Tables in a data warehouse, transactional data in Online Transactional Processing (OLTP) databases — they can all be queried and accessed using SQL. But does it mean that …

Researchers have developed the first technology capable of sending digital information, such as a photo or password, by touching a surface with your finger. Instead of inserting a card or scanning a smartphone to make a payment, what if you could simply touch the machine with your finger? A prototype developed by Purdue University engineers …

2020 was a year like no other, but the silver lining of a changed world brought data quality, speed, and insights to the forefront for businesses. Here’s what’s coming next. In this year of unexpected, often unimaginable events and constant change, some common themes rose to the surface. On the technology front, it became apparent …

It’s common for every digital service today to ask you to log in with a password and an email address. Social media, streaming services, favourite news sites and work accounts all require credentials to protect user data. One recent study[1] found the average person has between 70 and 80 accounts requiring passwords. The proliferation of passwords …

A digital building code is needed to help designers better protect the privacy of people when they use online platforms and websites. At the moment no such code exists in New Zealand. Our study with designers shows they try to be ethical in what they do. But commercial pressures from clients and uncertainty around the …

A Puppy has a name, a breed and a whole lot of cuteness. To model a class that holds just data, you should use a data class. The compiler simplifies your work by auto generating toString(), equals() and hashCode() for you and providing destructuring and copy functionality out of the box letting you focus on the data you need to represent. Read on …