Microsoft Excel for Web Analytics and Big Data

No one has time to spend ages mining for Excel answers from mountains of text to quickly find and fix Analytics issues. These issues can be something like: Finding and removing duplicate URLs Extracting domain names from the URLs Converting upper case URLs ...

Kafka 0.9 and MapR Streams put streaming data in the spotlight

As the Internet of Things (IoT) heats up as a topic, and as big data continues along on its path to maturity, streaming data technology, which fits perfectly in the intersection of the two, is having its shining moment. How appropriate, ...

The Hadoop Ecosystem: HDFS, Yarn, Hive, Pig, HBase and growing

Hadoop is the leading open-source software framework developed for scalable, reliable and distributed computing. With the world producing data in the zettabyte range there is a growing need for cheap, scalable, reliable and fast computing to process and make sense ...

FlyElephant starts to support R, Python and public API

Starting from October 31, 2015 FlyElephant supports R, Python and public API for the participants of its beta testing program. FlyElephant is the Platform-as-a-Service for scientists analyzing data and making simulations of different processes. Elastic multi-core systems, HPC and GPU clusters, software, ...

5 Questions Enterprises Should Ask When Selecting a NoSQL Database

By Barry Perkins With the need for more flexibility when it comes to defining and handling large amounts of data, NoSQL has emerged as a feasible alternative to relational databases. NoSQL databases enable better application development productivity, greater ability to scale dynamically ...

Big Data Analytics – The game changer in the world of sports

Big Data Analytics has gripped the attention of the world with the fascinating insights that it can provide. It has made businesses able to uncover customer preferences, helped marketing managers understand the market trends and even make career portals provide ...

How to become a Data Scientist for Free

By Nir Goldstein, ReSkill Statistical analysis and data mining were the top skills that got people hired in 2014 based on LinkedIn analysis of 330 million LinkedIn member profiles. We live in an increasingly data driven world, and businesses are aggressively ...
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