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 ...

Why NoSQL is the future of IoT

Experts predicted more wearable technology wrapped up under the Christmas tree in 2015, and they weren’t wrong. We were gifted with everything from simple fitness trackers to smart watches, glasses, jewellery, headgear, belts and e-textiles. After the “toys but no ...

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 ...

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 ...

10 coolest big data products of 2015

The big data technology market remains one of the fastest growing segments of the IT industry. In November, market research firm IDC said the market for big data-related infrastructure, software and services will grow at a compound annual growth rate ...

10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2016

Heading into 2016, the business intelligence (BI) landscape is one very much in flux. Big Data, cloud services, predictive analytics, and data science are continually innovating spaces that each feed into BI, constantly changing the role it plays within 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, ...
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