10 Data Connectivity Blogs You Have to Read Before 2017

10 Data Connectivity Blogs You Have to Read Before 2017

December 27, 2016 0 Comments
10 Data Connectivity Blogs You Have to Read Before 2017

Wow! 2016 flew by, are you ready for 2017? Prepare with these blogs on data standards, big data, OData, data science, analytics, IoT, blockchain and more.

This year we have had you in mind—we polled you and talked with you directly to find out how to align our content with your needs. This strategy worked! Here are your 10 most popular articles of 2016.

10 Most Popular Articles of 2016

1. Big Data Scoop: AI, Data Science, MongoDB, Google Analytics, and More

The Twitter polls are in! Here are the six topics that you care most about. Everything from Artificial Intelligence to Data Science to MongoDB.

Big Data Scoop Infographic

2. Standards-Based Connectivity vs. Native Coding: What's Best?

Coding native APIs is all the rage, but have you ever taken a step back and asked, “How does this compare to standards-based connectivity?” You should.

Standards Based Connectivity Infographic

3. What is OData? REST Easy With This Quick Guide

OData, or "SQL for the Web"—what is it? Do you need it? Here is a comprehensive guide to OData to help you answer these questions.

OData Guide GIF

4. Scoop up Some Insider Knowledge on Apache Sqoop

What has our team learned using Sqoop to exchange data between big and traditional data sources? Learn these secrets in our webinar.

Scoop Import
Sqoop Export

5. A Deep Dive Into the World of Data Science

Data science is a hot topic. We examine its history, from the beginning in 1962 to how it's used today—and explore why that matters to you.

A Deep Dive Into the World of Data Science

6. The Butterfly Effect of Big Data Analytics

Big data analytics has moved beyond historical analysis and now predicts future consumer trends. Find out how it began and how it continues to shape business.

The Butterfly Effect of Big Data Analytics

7. Getting Started with OData

OData, introduced by Microsoft a few years ago, is a standardized REST interface that is quickly gaining ground for its open source approach as well as its exceptional scalability. Here’s how you get started.

Getting Started with OData

8. Top 10 Innovative IoT Connected Devices

Gartner research suggests that there will be 6.4 billion connected devices in 2016, and that figure will hit 20.8 billion by 2020. Here are our top 10 innovative devices.

Top 10 Innovative IoT Connected Devices

9. 5 Ways “Free” Drivers Will Destroy Your Business

We all know that in today’s world, free is never actually free. “You get what you pay for” applies to data connectivity.

5 Ways “Free” Drivers Will Destroy Your Business Infographic

10. 5 Bitcoin and Blockchain Topics You Should Care About

Bitcoin and blockchain technology have the potential to revolutionize the way we think about money, transactions and online identity. Let’s dive in.

Empower Your Business for 2017

We strive to empower you to succeed in all data ventures. Leverage the power of standards-based connectivity via OData, ODBC or JDBC and connect any data source to any application and propel your business forward in 2017. Try any of our solutions free for 30 days!

Propel your Business Forward


Austin Hellman

Austin is a content strategist, social promoter and marketer at Progress with a passion for technology, data visualization and music. He keeps up to date on the data connectivity industry and discusses related topics in a visually appealing, thorough and easily understandable way.

Comments are disabled in preview mode.
Latest Stories
in Your Inbox

Subscribe to get all the news, info and tutorials you need to build better business apps and sites

More From Progress
2020 Progress Data Connectivity Report
2020 Progress Data Connectivity Report
Read More
Getting Ahead of the Hybrid Data Curve
Read More
Creating Quick, Codeless Connectivity with Autonomous REST Connector
Read More