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 ...

Round 1 of the Big Data Analytics World Championships 2015

Texata - Big Data World Championships ​If you know professionals/university students that may like to participate in Round 1 of the Big Data Analytics World Championships 2015 - a free discount code for them is: ​ BDAN2015 (it's normally US$30.00). Round 1 starts on Saturday ...

Things You Should Know About Big Data

People using Big Data need to know certain things about it, especially the technologies and architecture. Understanding the biggest challenges while implementing the processes related to Big Data in their storage environments. After its arrival on the scenario, for some times ...

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 ...

Apache Parquet paves the way for better Hadoop data storage

Apache Parquet, which provides columnar storage in Hadoop, is now a top-level Apache Software Foundation (ASF)-sponsored project, paving the way for its more advanced use in the Hadoop ecosystem. Already adopted by Netflix and Twitter, Parquet began in 2013 as a ...

5 NoSQL Predictions for 2015

2014 has been another interesting year in Big Data with long-awaited IPOs, massive fund-raising and increased awareness around the data management market. So, what does this mean for the future of Enterprise NoSQL and the impact on enterprises across industries ...
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