Rittman Mead’s Bar Optimizer

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by

At Rittman Mead R&D, we have the privilege of solving some of our clients’ most challenging data problems. We recently built a set of customized data products that leverage the power of Oracle and Cloudera platforms and wanted to share some of the fun we’ve had in creating unique user experiences. We’ve been thinking about how […]

Six Months an ACE…”Boy, that escalated quickly”

Monday, December 8th, 2014 by

Boy, that escalated quickly. I mean, my path to becoming an Oracle ACE since joining Rittman Mead! When I began with Rittman Mead back in March 2012, I wasn’t planning on joining the ACE program. In fact, I really wasn’t sure what an Oracle ACE even was. If you’re not familiar, the Oracle ACE program […]

First-timer tips for Oracle Open World

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by

Last week I had the great pleasure to attend Oracle Open World (OOW) for the first time, presenting No Silver Bullets – OBIEE Performance in the Real World at one of the ODTUG user group sessions on the Sunday. It was a blast, as the saying goes, but the week before OOW I was more nervous about […]

Creating a Custom Analytics Dashboard from Scratch the “Blue Peter” way

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 by

This year, Rittman Mead were the Analytics Sponsor for the UKOUG Tech13 conference in Manchester, and for those that visited the UKOUG stand during their time there will have noticed the Rittman Mead-sponsored Analytics Dashboard on display. In this blog post I will cover how it was put together, the “Blue Peter Way” ! For […]

Introduction to Hadoop HDFS (and writing to it with node.js)

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 by

The core Hadoop project solves two problems with big data – fast, reliable storage and batch processing. For this first post on Hadoop we are going to focus on the default storage engine and how to integrate with it using its REST API. Hadoop is actually quite easy to install so let’s see what we […]

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