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  • Spicule + MIGSOLV: Prepare to go cloud-busting!

    ​There’s never been a better time to migrate from public to private cloud, especially now that we’ve combined forces with MIGSOLV – a state-of-the-art data centre that offers Spicule’s clients world-class IT protection and disaster recovery solutions.

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  • 60 Second Data Download Episode 6

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  • Cloudera / Hortonworks Merger Rundown!

    “The unexpected Cloudera and Hortonworks merger will change the Hadoop landscape forever” Tom Barber, CEO

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  • 60 Second Data Download Episode 2

    60 Seconds Data Download EP2, find out whats happening in the world of data!

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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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