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Building a cloud data platform for Galapagos

 

Galapagos is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines that will improve people's lives. In order to meet the internal need for market intelligence, correct ant timely reporting and forecasting, Galapagos was looking for a partner who could help with the implementation of a cloud platform for data and business analytics.

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Big Industries is seeking a Data Engineer to join our fast growing consulting team in Belgium.

Big Industries, a member of the Cronos Group, is Belgium’s leading Big Data & Analytics systems integrator delivering technology solutions at scale. We offer full service expert consulting for Architecture definition, Data Lake on premise or Cloud Deployments, integration and operation, advanced DevOps, Data Engineering and Data Driven Application Development.

In short: Customers come to us when they want to start their Data Lake and Big Data Journey.

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Kudos to Berk

 

Kudos to Berk for passing the AWS Certified Solution Architect - Professional exam!!!

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AWS Lake Formation: Build a secure Data Lake fast

AWS Lake Formation

AWS Lake Formation is a service by Amazon that simplifies the building, securing and managing of Data Lakes, speeding up the process from months to just weeks. A Data Lake is a centralized repository that allows you to store all your structured and unstructured data at any scale. You can store your data as-is, without having to first structure the data, and run different types of analytics—from dashboards and visualizations to big data processing, real-time analytics, and machine learning to guide better decisions.

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Why Do I need a Data Lake?

What is a data lake?

A Data Lake is an enterprise-wide system for storing and analyzing disparate sources of data in their native formats. A Data Lake might combine sensor data, social media data, click-streams, location data, log files, and much more with traditional data from existing RDBMSes. The goal is to break the information silos in an enterprise by bringing all the data into a single place for analysis without the restrictions of schema, security, or authorization. Data Lakes are designed to store vast amounts of data, even petabytes, in local or cloud-based clusters consisting of commodity hardware.

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Hack The Future

On Thursday December 8th Cronos organised their annual Hack The Future Event. This experience-driven hackathon at the unique location of the Fort in Edegem is an unique opportunity for students to get a taste of the inspiring jobs that awaits them. Prizes include job offers, paid trips and new equipment. Eight teams took on the Big Data challenge organised by Big Industries.

 

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