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  • 60 Second Data Download Episode 1

    Join us on our round up of the weeks top data news!

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  • Meet the Interns who are helping Spicule develop the future

    ​We love working with interns at Spicule because we fervently believe that internships are vital to our industry’s future. Not only is it an honour to work alongside them, offer them some essential real-world IT experience and (hopefully!) offer some useful advice along the way, it’s exciting to watch them develop and sometimes even teach us a thing or two!

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  • Get Your Head Out of the Cloud

    Businesses across the world have been drawn in by its flexibility and perceived cheapness, by the promise that it can increase collaboration and improve control, by its level of security and the fact that in some cases you don’t even have to worry about installing your own software updates… But… cloud computing isn’t the perfect solution for everything.

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  • Why Should You Buy Support for Open-Source Software?

    It’s a question we’re asked all the time and, on the face of it, it seems like a fair comment to make. After all, the whole point of open-source software is that it’s free to everybody so you can effectively do whatever you want with it

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  • Are you ready to begin the Research Platforms journey?

    Researchers, data scientists and research and scientific facilities across the globe all experience one major problem on a seemingly never-ending basis – how to securely store and manage the huge amounts of data they’ve collected.

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  • The importance of choosing the right tools for the job

    Databases, on the surface, how hard could that be? Surely all databases are databases and all servers are servers, right? Well – no. They might all have certain similarities to one another but the jobs they do are, critically, very different. So how do you choose the correct database for your project?

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  • Prepare for the Countdown: The ground-breaking ANSSR data platform is almost ready to launch

    We’re starting to get excited. After a lot of very hard work, the powerful new platform we’ve developed in collaboration with Canonical is about to be introduced to the world and it’s going to transform the way in which companies can more affordably handle large amounts of data.

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  • Fighting Crime in Cyberspace

    Picture a group of vicious criminals finally being apprehended and brought to justice. You are probably visualising an FBI SWOT team, flashing lights and a dramatic stand-off.

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  • Enterprise Advisor Network and Spicule

    At Spicule we believe in driving innovation in the data sector and to do so we have to ensure the young people working their way into employment know what opportunities there are out there for them.

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  • Day 2 recap of the Ubuntu Enterprise Summit

    So day one of the Ubuntu Enterprise Summit appeared to be a huge success and seriously whetted my appetite for day two.

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