Big data gets a new open-source project: Apache Arrow

Hadoop, Spark and Kafka have already had a defining influence on the world of big data, and now there's yet another Apache project with the potential to shape the landscape even further: Apache Arrow. The Apache Software Foundation on Wednesday launched ...

The Top 5 Hadoop Distributions

A new report by Forrester Research’s big data analysts says that adopting Hadoop is “mandatory” for any organization that wishes to do advanced analytics and get actionable insights on their data. Forrester estimates that between 60% and 73% of data that ...

Big Data: Managing Wild Weather and Water

By Gaalen Engen and Marc Davis A state of emergency was declared throughout Washington State in November in response to a series of savage storms that caused three deaths and hundreds of injuries. So catastrophic was the cumulative damage that the ...

Overview of Analytics Industry in the US

Harvard Business Review (HBR) claims Data Scientist and Business Analyst to be the hottest jobs in today’s market. Big Data has set a veritable explosion in the global market, including a larger market of the US. The big data revolution ...

New tools in FlyElephant and announcement of webinars

FlyElephant team wishes a Happy New Year. We started this year with an expansion of tools' list, webinars and the formation of a community around the platform. FlyElephant is a platform that provides scientists with computing infrastructure for calculation and automates ...

6 Essential Steps to Successfully Implement Hadoop

Interest in Hadoop continues to increase as business recognize the benefits it brings to their organizations and their big data analytics practices. Recent numbers bear this out as well. According to a recent survey from TDWI, overall Hadoop adoption by enterprises ...

IoT And Big Data – The What, Why and What Next

Ok, you’ve heard the terms bandied about - Big Data and IoT. What’s the relation? We’ll tell you. Big Data has literally been the fuel on which Internet of Things (IoT) runs on. The tech sector is catching on fast, ...

25 Java Machine Learning Tools & Libraries

What is Machine learning? Machine learning (ML) is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that allows software applications o become more accurate at predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed to do so. Machine learning algorithms use historical data as input to ...

5 most in-demand skills for Big Data jobs

As the Big Data market grows, so does the demand for skilled workers - are your skills in-demand? The Big Data market is growing as businesses realise the important of making data driven decisions. The market is predicted to be worth ...
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