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Dark Data, BigQuery, and Ransomware!

By Ray Burgemeestre | September 26, 2016

Dark Data, BigQuery, Ransomware and Pie Charts are some of the terms that were discussed at the BigDataExpo 2016 conference I attended last week. This is a free conference held at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht conference center near Amsterdam in the Netherlands, which drew a few thousand visitors who came to see presentations delivered in English, Dutch or even both sometimes! As the event’s tagline -- "Develop your Big Data strategy" -- suggests, the conference was targeted more towards business people and less towards developers.

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