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Is Big Data Facilitating a Designer Society?

It is an undeniable fact that we are gradually becoming slaves to our technology as virtual assistants are coordinating our every move and our lives held in the palm of our hand.

By AMANDEEP SINGH posted   11 days ago

How to Boost Your Career in Big Data and Analytics

The world is gradually moving towards digital, and this means big data is here to stay. In fact, the importance of big data and data analytics is only going to continue growing in the coming years.

By Ailsa Singh posted   13 days ago

A Big Market For Big Data: An Outlook on 2017

You might think that the big data revolution is already in full swing. You’d be wrong. It can take decades for a big technological revolution to truly make its impact felt. And before you doubt it, big data is a technological revolution.


How Big Data is Driving Value for Human Resources

Everyone knows that Big Data offers tremendous benefits for businesses, from sales to marketing, accounting, and everything in between. When you think about Big Data, HR is probably not a business function that immediately comes to mind...

By Simond Gear posted   20 days ago

How Big Data is Helping Your Commute to Be Safer and Faster

Driving is a part of everyone’s life and you probably do it every day. It can be fun driving on a road trip but it can be a nightmare when heading to work. The fact that everyone is in a hurry to go to work means everyone is on the road...

By Ailsa Singh posted   22 days ago

How Big Data Improves Efficiency in Startup Companies

Startup companies are often described as small enterprises that compete with the large players in the economy. As they compete with large corporations for their market share, startups should consider the needed traction big data analytics...

By Jonas Stuart posted   one month ago

HBase Data Model: Column Qualifiers and Versioning (Part – 2)

We have already examined dos and don’ts of Row Keys and Column Family with details in our previous post.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

HBase Architecture: ZooKeeper Znodes (Part-6)

Zookeeper enables coordination and synchronization with what we calls “znodes”, which are presented as a directory tree and resemble the file path names we would see in a Unix file system.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

HBase Architecture: ZooKeeper and HBase Reliability (Part-5)

In our pervious parts of this series named under “HBase Architecture” we have seen RegionServers,

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

HBase Architecture: MasterServers(Part-4)

In HBase Architecture: Part-1, we Started our discussion of architecture by describing RegionServers instead of the MasterServer may have surprised you.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

HBase Architecture: Compactions (Part-3)

Previously, we have seen RegionServers and learn how regions work. Now here we examine compactions.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

HBase Architecture: Regions (Part-2)

Previously we are introduced to the HBase architecture and examine the most basic component of the architecture that is RegionServer.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

HBase Data Model: Row Keys and Column Families (Part – 1)

HBase data stores comprises of one or more tables, that are indexed by row keys. Data is stored in rows with columns, and rows can have multiple versions.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

Big Data: What is Sparse Data in HBase?

As we might have guessed, the Google’s BigTable distributed data storage system(DDSS) was designed to meet the demands of big data. Now, big data applications store massive amount of data but big data content is also often variable.

By marcel ethan posted   one year ago

Big Data: Evolution of HBase

I think everybody remember his first surfing experience on the World Wide Web,; we just knew that it was an incredible innovation for the IT industry.

By Manoj Bhatt posted   one year ago

Big Data: CAP Theorem

Selecting a database which fits in our application requirement is a very daunting task since “no one size fits all”.

By Manoj Bhatt posted   one year ago

Big Data: NoSQL Data Stores

NoSQL database stores are initially considering the notion “Just Say No to SQL” and these were the reactions to the perceived limitations of (SQL-based) relational databases RDBMS.

By zack mathews posted   one year ago

Machine Learning with Mahout and Collaborative Filtering

Machine learning refers to a feild of artificial intelligence (A.I.) functions that provides tools enabling computers to enhance their analysis on the basis of previous events.

By Andrew Watson posted   one year ago

MapReduce Reducer Class:

MapReduce API has two main classes which do the Map-Reduce task for us: Mapper class and Reducer class.

By Ailsa Singh posted   one year ago

YARN: Yet Another Resource Negotiator

With the release of Hadoop 2, however, YARN was introduced, which open doors for whole new world of data processing opportunities.

By Mikki Halpin posted   one year ago

Log Data Ingestion with Flume

Some amount of data volume that ends up in HDFS might land there through database load operations or other types of batch processes.

By Jayne Spooner posted   one year ago

Name Node Design and its working in HDFS

Whenever a user tries to stores a file in HDFS, the file is first break down into data blocks, and three replicas of these data blocks are stored in slave nodes (data nodes) throughout the Hadoop cluster

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

Check pointing process in HDFS

As we already know now that HDFS is a journaled file system, where new changes to files in HDFS are captured in an edit log that’s stored on the NameNode in a file named edits.

By Jayden Bell posted   one year ago

Slave Node Server Design for HDFS

When we are choosing storage options, consider the impact of using commodity drives rather than more expensive enterprise-quality drives.

By zack mathews posted   one year ago

Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

HDFS is a file system unlike most of us may have encountered before. It is not a POSIX compliant file system, which basically means it does not provide the same guarantees as a regular file system.

By Jayne Spooner posted   one year ago

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