Practicing business intelligence allows your company to transform raw data into sets of insights for targeted business growth. The business intelligence and analytics community on BrightTALK is made up of thousands of data scientists, database administrators, business analysts and other data professionals. Find relevant webinars and videos on business analytics, business intelligence, data analysis and more presented by recognized thought leaders. Join the conversation by participating in live webinars and round table discussions.
Protecting against data loss is a key focus of any organisation’s information security program. However it is not always that easy to put long term initiatives in place with consistent monitoring and response effectiveness to mitigate against advanced attacks where intellectual property may be the target.
In this webinar Stuart and David will explain how effective incident response, long term monitoring and threat intelligence can help deal with data protection against advanced persistent threats (APTs) in this modern age of cyber warfare.
Customers increasingly look to retailers to go beyond simply selling products by also offering experiences and services for their lifestyles. Retailers that can successful deliver a more service-oriented retail strategy stand to benefit in several ways. They can increase profitability and wallet share by offering higher-margin services, and they reinforce brand loyalty using service as a differential factor that is difficult for rivals to reproduce.
The world’s largest enterprises run their infrastructure on Oracle, DB2 and SQL and their critical business operations on SAP applications. Organizations need this data to be available in real-time to conduct the necessary analytics. However, delivering this heterogeneous data at the speed it’s required can be a huge challenge because of the complex underlying data models and structures and legacy manual processes which are prone to errors and delays.
Unlock these silos of data and enable the new advanced analytics with Hortonworks Connected Data Platforms that allow you to capture perishable insights from data-in-motion while ensuring rich, historical insights from data-at-rest.
Join our webinar with Ted Orme, Attunity and Ana Gillan, Hortonworks to find out how to overcome such challenges. You will learn:
How to overcome common challenges faced by enterprises trying to access their SAP data
How to integrate SAP data in real-time with change data capture (CDC) technology
How organizations are using Attunity Replicate for SAP to stream SAP data in to Kafka
Digital and self-service payment channels have changed the way banks and customers interact. Less direct interaction means more reliance on “Big Data” for insights that will help you identify ways to better serve your customers, run more effective card programs and capture more wallet share.
Printec and INETCO invite you to attend a 30-45 minute live webinar, where we will showcase new technologies that will help your financial organization derive better value from customer transaction data. Learn how you can establish real-time insights into:
- Card usage patterns
- Profitability and cash flow
- Application, network or third party service performance
Can’t make the date? That’s ok. Contact Printec or INETCO if you are still interested in arranging a private discussion on how detailed transactional data can help you to predict next best product, identify customer performance problems, customize the consumer experience, competitively price card services and loans, execute targeted marketing strategies, and much more.
If there’s anything as important as making sure an app is running, it’s making sure the data underneath it is available as well. But the rapid changes in database technology and the quick adoption of cloud infrastructure have made that task extremely challenging for most database administrators and DevOps teams.
In just 30 minutes, you'll learn:
- How to monitor all database types (including SQL, NoSQL, cloud) in a single tool
- How to get up to speed quickly on new database technologies without adding experts to your team
- The fastest way to get an assessment of your organization’s overall database health
- Simple tools that will drastically reduce the time you spend on database and infrastructure administration
Sportvision, the media company behind the iconic 1st & Ten® yellow line in football broadcasts, offers a broad range of rich sports entertainment and analysis products that rely on vast amounts of video and metadata.
When struggling with storage capacity and data management at scale, the company turned to Qumulo to gain the necessary visibility into data usage and performance.
Watch this video case study and learn how Qumulo helps Sportsvision:
- Gain unmatched real-time visibility into data and usage at the file-level
- Receive insight into performance consumption to ensure adequate IOPS
- Scale incrementally, allowing the company to simply grow storage capacity and performance by adding more nodes
It’s an exciting time for retailers as technology is driving a major disruption in the market. Whether you are just beginning to build a retail data analytics program or you have been gaining advanced insights from your data for quite some time, join Eric and Shish as we explore the trends, drivers and hurdles in retail data analytics
Counterfeit medicines cause an estimated 170,000 deaths a year, with the WHO estimating more than 120,000 people a year die in Africa as a result of fake anti-malarial drugs. This is also having an incredibly harmful impact on the brands and companies who are being imitated.
Emerging economies, particularly in South East Asia, present a real challenge for companies who are keen to expand internationally while defending their brand and products against counterfeiters. A robust brand protection strategy is required, but distance, culture, technology, and different levels of intellectual property protection can create an extremely difficult environment in which to operate.
Brand protection is still a niche activity, but companies are starting to realise that brand protection offers a real chance to materially affect the bottom line of their business, show their respect for consumers and deliver the consumers’ expectation of products.
Joel Stobart is Chief Technology Officer at Custodian Solutions; a novel brand protection company that uses cloud-based software to re-think and re-design the way brand protection is carried out, joins us alongside Jeff Moore, Operations Director at AAL; a Global Intelligence consultancy who manage investigations and provide solutions to clients brand protection issues worldwide – for this webinar on brand protection strategies for intellectual property owners operating in South East Asia.
A multitude of stories and information lies in your data.
From personal productivity insights into how you really work, to connecting and analyzing your business data for patterns and trends, it’s time to let your data tell its story.
Join this webcast to learn how to:
- Understand individual time management, efficiency, and team collaboration patterns
- Help individuals and team leaders get time back and spend it more effectively
- Connect to your data quickly and visualize it with live dashboards
DDoS attacks can strike at any time, potentially crippling network infrastructure and severely degrading user experience. Depending on the type and severity of an attack, the impact can result in resource damages, lost revenue, decreased productivity and irreparable harm to a company’s brand and resources.
This webinar will discuss the latest trends in DDoS attacks, who the potential targets are and the effects on assets and organisations. Most importantly, this session will provide you with invaluable information to be prepared for and deal with a DDoS attack, including:
• How to plan before you get attacked
• What to do when attacked
• Basic approaches to DDoS attack mitigation
In 2017, more and more corporations are looking to reduce operational overheads in their enterprise data warehouse (EDW) installations. Hortonworks just launched Industry’s first turn key EDW Optimization solution together with our partners Syncsort and AtScale. Join Hortonworks’ CTO Scott Gnau to learn more about this exciting solution and its 3 use cases.
Imperva offers comprehensive application protection that has the flexibility to be deployed on-premises or in-the-cloud protecting business-critical applications and infrastructure. This webinar will provide a complete overview of Imperva’s unique application security product portfolio that will enable your organization to defend itself against DDoS attacks, web-based threats and other emerging zero-day attacks. Learn how easy and flexible it is to deploy the solution in any environment and watch a live demo.
Business intelligence has gone through multiple iterations in the past few decades. While BI's evolution has addressed some of the technology and process shortcomings of the earlier management information systems, BI teams still have a ways to go.
From the laggards failing to transform enough of their structured and data into information and business insights, to the old guard of spreadsheet-based applications for key business decisions, companies have hit a rut. How do we solve this? With Systems of Insight.
In this webinar, guest speaker, Boris Evelson, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester, will show you how to get with the BI program by creating systems of insight. Doing so will allow you to:
- Merge existing IT capabilities with demanding business requirements
- Harness valuable customer and company data
- Make decisions faster, and more pointed, to serve customers in the Age of the Customer
Avito, based in Moscow, is Russia’s fastest growing e-commerce site and portal. It uses Big Data technology to monitor and improve the placement of advertisements, and to better understand how their users are adapting to online business.
In this webinar, Nikolay Golov, Data Warehouse Architect at Avito, who has over 10 years’ experience for banks, retail and e-commerce, will share the lessons they have learned when implementing and expanding their HPE Vertica-based analytics infrastructure over the past 4 years.
This will include identifying the risks and demonstrating how those risks can be efficiently and effectively overcome with the right technology stack: HPE Vertica, which processes data from dozens of heterogeneous data sources and monetizes it through Machine Learning.
In the latest Forrester Wave report for Big Data Hadoop Cloud Solutions, Microsoft Azure came on top beating some very esteemed vendors. Learn how to complete your big data solution and join Microsoft and Hortonworks as we showcase Hortonworks DataFlow and how it complements Azure HDInsight enabling users to easily move their data to the cloud for production, disaster recovery or development uses.
Powered by Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm, HDF collects, curates, audits and delivers real-time data using a simple end-user interface unblocking customers from analysing their big data in Microsoft Azure.
During this webinar we will show:
How to ingest a variety of data sources from a selection of source systems using HDF
How to feed the data to HDInsight cluster on Azure
How to easily display and interrogate those datasources once they have been ingested
Customers have been using Tableau and BigQuery to store and analyze large volumes of data for years, but BigQuery has recently released significant updates that will help Tableau customers find even more insight in their data.
Watch this webinar to learn:
- How expanded standard SQL support can help you work more efficiently
- Best practices for efficiency with Tableau and BigQuery
- How to connect to BigQuery and create a visualization with Tableau
Cloud analytics has great momentum and that is for a reason: it allows for real-time and live analytics without needing to prepare an environment. In this webinar you will learn how to apply SAP Cloud analytics using BusinessObjects Cloud and the Digital Boardroom. Be amazed by the easiness’ of use and the great visualization capabilities.
Iver van de Zand – SAP Analytics Leader – will provide a deep dive session on the modeling and visualization capabilities of this stunning product
The era of big data and predictive analytics is clearly upon sales and marketing professionals, representing a transformative paradigm shift for sales and marketing teams. No longer can salespeople rely on relationships and other soft factors to target and close business. Marketing has to move beyond one-off campaigns and brand advertising.
Big data and predictive analytics technologies represent the opportunity to turn the tables. In other words, sales and marketing can finally become more about math than magic.
Join this discussion with Barbara Giamanco, CEO of Social Centered Selling, Peter Mollins, VP Marketing, Knowledge Tree, and Melissa Treier, VP Product Sales, Information Builders. You will learn how to:
- Justify big data and predictive analytics as part of your organization's sales and marketing strategy
- Leverage insights from big data to accurately target high-value prospects in marketing campaigns, keep existing customers on board through account-based marketing strategies, and expand existing opportunities
- Improve sales forecasting accuracy using more than "gut feel," relying on real-time sales data visualizations
Predictive Analysis has become a game-changing component for today’s forward-looking organizations seeking to gain a competitive advantage. This functionality has grown to be an essential feature-set for any modern BI architecture; as important as advanced visualization or data integration to complement the other features one would associate with Traditional BI.
For organizations to get the full benefit of predictive analytics, the BI solution they deploy must provide both simplified “native” or “out-of-the-box” modeling capabilities, such as trending and forecasting, as well as the ability to construct, test and visualize analytic formulae. In this Webinar, specifically targeted towards BI professionals, you will learn how to:
· Easily connect multiple data sources to get a unified reporting view
· Utilize a self-service approach to BI for business users without sacrificing governance for IT
· Benefit from a simplified interface for predictive analysis
Arshad Khan is the Head of Customer Success at Modemetric US. He is a versatile BI and SAP professional, with over 30 years of experience, who has provided consulting services to the Fortune 100 companies as well as the Big 4 consulting companies. Since 1995, he has led or participated in numerous SAP and BI implementations ranging in size up to $100 million
The emergence of Big Data has driven the need for a new data platform within the enterprise. Apache Hadoop has emerged as the core of that platform and is driving transformative outcomes across every industry.
Leverage the unique advantages of Cloudera Enterprise to help you improve products and service offerings, drive operational efficiencies, and reduce your business risk. The Cloudera offering in Azure Marketplace combines the latest open source components from the Apache Hadoop ecosystem with enterprise-grade security, governance, and management tools to help you move quickly from Proof of Concept (POC) to production and deliver value to the business.
Join this webcast to:
- See how Microsoft Azure provides first class support for your Linux-based Apache Hadoop applications
- Explore the Cloudera Enterprise stack, from open source components to enterprise tooling
- Review common use cases for Cloudera on Azure
- Discover customer benefits and success stories
- Learn how to deploy and start recognizing value with Cloudera on Azure
If a volcano erupts in Iceland, why is Hong Kong your first supply chain casualty? And how do you figure out the most efficient route for bike share replacements?
In this presentation, Chief Data Scientist Dmitri Adler will walk you through some of the most successful use cases of supply-chain management, the best practices for evaluating your supply chain, and how you can implement these strategies in your business.
Because of its high performance, availability and scalability, Apache Casssandra has quickly become a preferred NoSQL open-source database of choice. Even though it’s highly reliable, there are some issues that can arise and cause major issues to your environment – such as running out of node space or dealing with latency issues. Gaining visibility into key metrics with the option to drill-down to root-cause issues can offer the visibility that you need to keep Cassandra operating at peak performance.
In this 30-minute webinar, SelectStar’s Mike Kelly will highlight:
· How you can optimize the performance of your nodes
· Key metrics to track within your Cassandra environment
· Top methods to optimize your Cassandra database performance
Los clientes esperan cada vez más que los minoristas vayan más allá de la simple venta de productos para ofrecer también experiencias y servicios para sus estilos de vida. Los minoristas que puedan ofrecer con éxito una estrategia de venta más orientada al servicio podrán beneficiarse de varias formas. Pueden aumentar la rentabilidad al ofrecer servicios de mayor precio y margen, y reforzar la lealtad a la marca utilizando el servicio como un factor diferencial que es difícil de reproducir por parte de los competidores.
Skype for Business is transforming the UC landscape, but how can organizations effectively evaluate Microsoft's UC offering? This session will look at the key steps to make an effective evaluation of Skype for Business.
Infectious Media runs on data. But, as an ad-tech company that records hundreds of thousands of web events per second, they have to deal with data at a scale not seen by most companies. You can not make decisions with data when people need to write manual SQL only for queries take 10-20 minutes to return. Infectious Media made the switch to Google BigQuery and Looker and now every member of every team can get the data they need in seconds.
Infectious Media will share:
- Why they chose their current stack
- Why faster data means happier customers
- Advantages and practical implications of storing and processing that much data
With over 1 billion monthly active users, Facebook Messenger is beginning to change the world for companies looking for ways to connect with, engage, and retain an unprecedented number of customers. And we’re guessing that’s probably you.
It’s all because of Messenger’s developer tools, which have leapt on the promise of bots for customer service and native payments without ever leaving the platform--and have thoroughly delivered on it. Users stay cozily inside the Messenger platform to play games, search, shop, pay, and more, meaning they’re fully engaged with your brand in multiple ways in a single brand context.
Facebook’s long-term plan: make Messenger the center of users’ lives. Your short-term plan: start positioning yourself to take advantage of this revolution in messenger tech innovation. Register for this free VB Live event now and learn how you can monetize Messenger.
In this webinar, you’ll:
* Understand the broader digital wallet strategy to connect with customers through chatbots
* Get valuable tips to spin chatbots into gold
* Learn the biggest mistake organizations are making with payments through Messenger
* Laura Knapp, Managing Director, SRAX Social, Social Reality
* Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
* Wendy Schuchart, Moderator, VentureBeat
Modern application technologies make it possible to provide a better user experience than ever before. With elevated end-user expectations, the difference between success and failure is an organization's ability to efficiently harness the power of complex application architectures to meet customers demands. An application performance management solution that sees through the data deluge to answer critical questions is more important today than ever before.
In this webcast, we will explore:
-Application performance management's role in modern IT organizations
-CA Application Performance Management's role in providing stellar end-user experience
-New innovations within CA Application Performance Management
Apache Spark is red hot, but without the compulsory skillsets, it can be a challenge to operationalize — making it difficult to build a robust production data pipeline that business users and data scientists across your company can use to unearth insights.
Smartsheet is the world’s leading SaaS platform for managing and automating collaborative work. With over 90,000 companies and millions of users, it helps teams get work done ranging from managing simple task lists to orchestrating the largest sporting events and construction projects.
In this webinar, you will learn how Smartsheet uses Databricks to overcome the complexities of Spark to build their own analysis platform that enables self-service insights at will, scale, and speed to better understand their customers’ diverse use cases. They will share valuable patterns and lessons learned in both technical and adoption areas to show how they achieved this, including:
How to build a robust metadata-driven data pipeline that processes application and business systems data to provide a 360 view of customers and to drive smarter business systems integrations.
How to provide an intuitive and valuable “pyramid” of datasets usable by both technical and business users.
Their roll-out approach and materials used for company-wide adoption allowing users to go from zero to insights with Spark and Databricks in minutes.
As enterprises around the world bring more of their sensitive data into Hadoop data lakes, balancing the need for democratization of access to data without sacrificing strong security principles becomes paramount. In this webinar, Srikanth Venkat, director of product management for security & governance will demonstrate two new data protection capabilities in Apache Ranger – dynamic column masking and row level filtering of data stored in Apache Hive. These features have been introduced as part of HDP 2.5 platform release.
Today’s IT departments can’t simply provide IT solutions to other departments. Passively processing other departments’ requests is no longer sufficient to meet modern business needs, power company growth, and excel in a constantly changing marketplace. Instead, IT must strive to be the leading force and early adopters for information technology themselves.
Join this live webinar to see how Tableau’s IT department uses analytics on a daily basis to analyse their own performance and improve their own efficiency.
Every year at Tableau, we look back at the previous 12 months and evaluate the new ways technology is changing the face of business decisions. That discussion drives our list of top business intelligence trends for the year.
In this webinar, explore:
•Emerging trends in business intelligence
•Tableau experts' take on the changing BI landscape
•Considerations for your 2017 business intelligence strategy
Broadening privacy regulations strain data retention policies, creating confusion from obtaining consent to the deletion of personal data. In the first of the three-part webcast series, Making Compliance Your Policy, HPE and Iron Mountain experts examine the upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the best practices that records and information managers can bring to the table for a risk-based approach to privacy compliance.
This webinar will discuss:
• How to prepare now for the rigor of the GDPR
• Implications the GDPR has for records and data retention
• How to achieve transparency
Hortonworks SmartSense provides proactive recommendations that improve cluster performance, security and operations. And since 30% of issues are configuration related, Hortonworks SmartSense makes an immediate impact on Hadoop system performance and availability, in some cases boosting hardware performance by two times.
Join SVP of BI from Sterling National Bank Patrick DeKnipp as we
discuss how his team is delivering 360 degree customer analytics to
everyone across sales, marketing and service with ThoughtSpot's
search-driven analytics platform.
A View of the Northern Virginia Datacenter Market with 451 Research and Iron Mountain
The Northern Virginia market, which includes multiple locations in/around Washington DC, continues to be one of the largest and fastest growing datacenter hot spots in the world and top market for cloud providers. While much has been said about the area, please join us to discuss the latest in: what makes the market special, why so many firms want datacenter space there, how the market is evolving, and which locations to consider when thinking about a deployment in the area.
Please join us for a webinar with Kelly Morgan, Vice President at 451 Research and Mark Kidd, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Iron Mountain Data Centers, for a discussion on the Northern Virginia market and Iron Mountain’s approach to the market.
According to recent research, “67% of high-performing CEOs are actively embracing agility, and 100% of them state that their companies actively experiment with new products and services.”* To deliver what customers really want, improve your bottom line and see teams really engage, you need to go beyond sprints and standups to business-level agile.
As the speed of business grows and more competitors adopt agile, grassroots approaches just won’t cut it anymore. “Doing agile” doesn’t guarantee business value, and many companies now have the opportunity to connect their overall business strategy to the execution of the work. Are your agile practices improving or flatlining? Better yet, are they benefiting your bottom line?
Join CA Technologies and guest speaker Margo Visitacion, Forrester VP and Principal Analyst in Enterprise Architecture, on February 28, at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET, for a webinar packed with research-backed tips on sustainable, high-performance agile at scale.
How do you manage data and deliver insights when data volumes are exploding? Does this modern data challenge require more than a ‘traditional’ approach?
With 30 million+ members globally and hundreds of terabytes of data, Ebates' BI Team moved to a non-traditional approach as a matter of necessity. They defined what a non-traditional approach looks like and kept their Tableau business users happy.
In this webinar, EBates BI leader, Mark Stange-Tregear, will share why and how his team successfully transitioned from traditional BI on a traditional data-warehouse, to "all in" self-service BI on Hadoop.
Join us for this live presentation to learn:
1) Why: Why he chose to run BI on Hadoop at Ebates.
2) How: How Ebates made the transition; the plan, challenges and end-goals.
3) What: What he actually did, what he achieved, and lessons learned
Whether you’re a mobile-only startup looking to turn early adopters into evangelists or a multi-million dollar enterprise mobilizing your workforce, you need to ship the right apps to the right customer at the right time. You need users to use your apps, turning downloaders into engaged users. To win mobile users’ loyalty, you must continuously ship high quality software and continuously listen and learn from your users, giving them features before they know they want them. Mobile isn’t just build, release, and done, it’s a continuous cycle. In this webinar, you’ll see how HockeyApp helps you track real user behavior, understand how your apps behave in the wild, and easily distribute new apps to your beta users.
You'll learn how to:
- Capture usage data, analytics, and crash reports to identify trends
- Get in-app feedback and respond to your users
- Use HockeyApp to distribute your apps to various groups, including beta users and internal testers
Cybersecurity continues to be a top priority; leaders must constantly judge how to balance business enablement and cyber protection priorities as they support the digital transformation of their organizations.
Join Microsoft's CISO, Bret Arsenault, as he discusses examples of this balancing act in action and where Microsoft can help to improve your security posture.
How do you know if your innovative idea is really original? How can you find patents that might be encroaching on your existing portfolio? The key how you search for similar patents - but as our presenter Jarrod Britton will explain, this aspect of patent search is as much an art as a science.
In this webinar, we will explore:
• The benefits and limitations of free patent search tools
• Effective techniques you can use when identifying similar patents in your innovation space
• Basic techniques like keyword and classification searching
• How semantic search can help you to go deeper and find more relevant patents
• Avoiding common mistakes when exploring similar IP
As technological advances continue to create new demands, the ability to efficiently store, manage, and curate data will be of paramount importance.
The newest generation of intelligent storage systems are key to gaining real-time visibility into the data footprint, usage patterns and much more. These real-time analytics drive innovation and ensure that business processes are carried out smoothly and reliably.
Watch our slightly fictitious story about "Really Big Studios" as told by Mike Bott - Mike has deep experience creating, growing and supporting data storage systems for many of the industry’s studios, post production and special effects shops.
Join Platform9 and Datera to learn how their software solutions can provide the DevOps agility, and operational simplicity of the cloud for containers. Mainstream adoption of stateful applications have been foundational for containerized applications to get widely deployed.
With Datera Elastic Data Fabric and Platform9 Managed Kubernetes, customers can manage any application on Containers.
You will learn:
How to automate provisioning
How this solution simplifies operations and management
How to save costs with elasticity
Digital identities are the lifeblood of the modern digital economy
As human activity migrates online, challenges for authenticating physical identities arise, while businesses and consumers look around for guidance.
Increasing demand for answers to the identity verification dilemma was just one of the contributing factors for the emancipation of the identity space as an industry of its own, vertical-agnostic.
With such an outlook, it is important to understand what a Digital Identity is, and their current role in our society. Furthermore, how to leverage the identities to build better business models, deliver better products and services; and most importantly, how to take the leap and hop on the Identity Evolution train - after all, you don’t want to get left behind.
We know implementing new technologies, and changing your current operations and processes can be a challenge. And even though the benefits far outweigh the costs, it always helps to have a guiding hand. Today, that guiding hand comes as a framework to understand how digital identities play a beneficial role in each industry and YOUR business, so you can start the journey from analog to digital identities within your organization.
At the end of the webinar you will:
- Be able to differentiate physical from digital identities, and the attributes that shape them.
- Appreciate the function digital identities play today, and their potential to help overcome present [and future] social and economic challenges.
- Understand the role of Blockchain in the Digital Identity Ecosystem.
- Recognize the business models that are placing identity at the center: Identity-as-a-Service, or Identity APIs - and how they can reshape the world as we know it.
- Know WHY and HOW to make the leap over to digital identities within your business.
There is a lot of confusion in the crowded market of Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP). This webinar will provide an overview of the NSS Labs AEP market assessment, including origins, drivers, inhibitors and major players. Included is results of a survey of buyer’s requirements, priorities and expectations.
Today's data-driven organizations are challenged by typical EDWs which include the added costs of proprietary technologies and the labor-intensive inflexibility of the EDW model. To summarize, EDW is expensive, rigid and inefficient. Smarter organizations are now turning to modern solutions to renovate their EDW.
Join this webinar as we share the top 3 ways to optimize your EDW with Hadoop. We will cover, archiving, onboarding and the enrichment of data enabling you to kick start your journey to move data and processing to Hadoop.
Hortonworks SmartSense provides proactive recommendations that improve cluster performance, security and operations. And since 30% of issues are configuration related, Hortonworks SmartSense makes an immediate impact on Hadoop system performance and availability, in some cases boosting hardware performance by two times.