A Beginner’s Guide To Big Data terminology

Data science can be confusing enough without all of the complicated lingo and jargon. For many, the terms NoSQL, DaaS and Neural Networking instill nothing more than the hesitant thought, “this sounds data-related.” It can be difficult to tell a ...

How is fault tolerance handled in Spark streaming?

Spark Streaming components Data model All data is modeled as RDDs, built by design with lineage of deterministic operations, i.e. any re-computation always leads to the same result. Essentially the same process (however with a different mechanism) as in Hadoop's fault-tolerance for ...

5 Big Data Trends Impacting Financial Institutions in 2016

The adoption of industry standards and more mature platforms will shift big data's focus from IT-driven infrastructure projects to business-driven data solutions. Those who adopt big data strategies early and aggressively will realize operational efficiencies and top-line growth. In 2016, we ...
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