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 ...

Apache Drill 1.0 is Now Generally Available

Today, we are extremely excited and proud to announce the general availability (GA) of Apache Drill 1.0, as part of the MapR Distribution. Congratulations to the Drill community on this significant milestone and achievement! Incubated in September 2012 as an Apache ...

9 Questions to Ask Before Kicking off any Big Data Project

What do you get when you combine rebranded analytics systems, a minefield of consultants turned “big data experts,” and insanely expensive “big data servers” that look suspiciously similar to commodity machines? You get: the most complicated space for any business or ...

10 Indian Big Data companies to watch out for in 2015

As the data we generate every micro-second grows and accelerates at a rapid velocity, the requirement for making a business decision is shifting from hindsight-based decision making to a foresight-based approach. Companies are banking upon Big Data and analytics.  According ...