Founder’s Online: A Lesson in Performance

This post is a snapshot of the talk given at MarkLogic World, titled, “Planning for Growth with and without Performance Metering,” given by David Sewell, Editorial and Technical Manager for University of Virginia Press, with support from Tim Finney, Lead Programmer out of Perth, Australia. MarkLogic is great for large enterprises running large applications, but […]

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Uses of Semantic Technology in Financial Services

My colleague Amir Halfon – MarkLogic’s CTO of Global Financial Services – just posted a new addition to his “Big Data Blog” describing how Financial Services organizations can benefit from Semantic Web Technology. In the post, he lays out five different use cases – Customer 360, Data Provenance, Reference Data, Pre-Trade Analytics and Decision Support, […]

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Update from the GEOINT Symposium

The GEOINT Symposium is the preeminent event for the defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities. This year GEOINT celebrates its 10 year anniversary, and MarkLogic is present in force down in Tampa to show how Enterprise NoSQL is making difference today in the community. At the symposium, MarkLogic is demonstrating our latest innovation in the […]

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Important MarkLogic security update for CVE-2014-0160 (heartbleed) vulnerability

Recently a serious security vulnerability was discovered in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library. MarkLogic application servers can be configured to use SSL, and MarkLogic uses OpenSSL to provide this capability. A patch to OpenSSL has been released to address this vulnerability, and MarkLogic has built patches for all impacted MarkLogic versions with OpenSSL 1.0.1g to […]

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Handoff Partners’ Decision Strategy Engine

Decision Support is an organizational process that gathers and analyzes stakeholder inputs, raw data and, now, documents to support major decision-making.  As unstructured data volumes have proliferated in recent years, attempts to use existing tools to systematically harvest and correlate information that could be insightful has not been fruitful.  Whether rigid or reactive, manually intensive […]

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Schema on Read, Schema on Demand!

Lee Pollington and I recently gave a talk at MarkLogic World about  schema-on-read approaches to data management in the financial services in industry. As part of preparing for that session it became clear to me that this term carries different meanings to different people, and that some clarification might be in order. Some of the […]

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Recap: Security Through Innovation Summit

This week we had the privilege of being a sponsor at the Security Through Innovation Summit in Washington DC, presented by our friends at Intel Corporation. This event brought together Government IT and industry leaders to discuss topics related to Cybersecurity, Big Data, Cloud, and Virtualization, among others. Jonathan Bakke, our Senior VP of Global […]

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Performance Theory: Tales From MarkLogic Support

This post is a snapshot of the talk that Jason Hunter and Franklin Salonga will give next week at MarkLogic World, also titled, “Performance Theory: Tales From The MarkLogic Support Desk.” Jason Hunter is Chief Architect and Frank Salonga is Lead Engineer at MarkLogic. You can follow Jason on Twitter @hunterhacker. MarkLogic is extremely well-designed, […]

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Escape the Snow! Sunny Outlook for MarkLogic World

If you’re like me, you have been getting tired of the cold, snow, and rain that has made me completely forget what the sun even feels like. And, I live in Washington, DC. If you’re farther up north, I can’t even fathom. The good news? You can join me and hundreds of others in San […]

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Who’s Smarter: Dog or Chimp?

I want to ask you a question and I want you to really consider it. Prepare yourself . . . Ready? Here it is: Who is smarter? A Chimpanzee or a Dog? If you picked the dog, raise your hand. What? Nobody? Even the dog owners out there, you betrayed your best friend? Well yes, […]

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