An introduction to Apache Hadoop for big data

Apache Hadoop is an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware. Hadoop is an Apache top-level project being built and used by a global community of contributors and users. It ...

NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS-How To Choose

When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice. Today's databases are not only expected to be flexible enough to handle ...

15 important case studies on Big Data

Are you looking for some of good case studies that highlight how large companies leverage Big Data for driving productivity? Check out these 15 important case studies on Big Data. 23andMe 23andMe is a privately held personal genomics and biotechnology company. The ...

Big Data TechCon Welcomes LinkedIn to Technical Program

Announces industry keynote in addition to more than 55 how-to big data classes and tutorials MELVILLE, N.Y., August 25, 2014 —BZ Media LLC today announced its opening keynote at Big Data TechCon, the how-to technical conference for IT professionals implementing ...

Altiscale Hadoop-as-a-Service Delivers Apache Hive 0.13

Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, has announced the availability of Apache Hive™ 0.13 on its HaaS platform, just weeks since its general software release to the industry. For data scientists and businesses that rely on insights ...
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