#Big Data

Delivering innovation

Why AI + big data = Unified data analytics

In the bigger picture, big data services companies are providing better-integrated Data analytics services and an AI scale to accelerate innovation. What is unified data analytics? Read about the Unified Data Analytics platform and the benefits of AI and big data analytics solutions.

Working with cloud environments just got better

Apache Kafka 2.4 lets consumers fetch from closest replica

The Apache Kafka open source platform is particularly popular in the context of big data applications that require the processing of many data streams. Version 2.4 of the stream processing software has now been released – consumers can now fetch from closest replica and there is a new Java authorizer API.

Welcome to the top

Big data database Apache Rya becomes a Top Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation recently announced that Apache Rya has moved on up to become a Top Level project. What is Apache Rya? This scalable RDF big data management system is used by a number of organizations, including U.S. Department of Defense agencies for advanced tactical communications. Find out more, including how you can contribute and join the community.

Organizing big data

Top 5 reasons to go for a data lake architecture

Data lakes are just one way to organize and structure big data, and is one of the most relaxed in terms of data preparation and organization. As we are on the brink of a paradigm change fueled by the explosion of available information, here are the top reasons to look at data lakes as a data management option. Let’s take a look.

Big data powered future

Impact of big data on mobile application development

How does the rise in mobile app development affect big data? The amount of data continues to grow at unprecedented levels. As the total data produced will cross zettabyte level in a few years, big data analytics is required to be in the picture for high-level analytics and deriving valuable insights from the vast pool of data.

Big data is everywhere, but how can we use it?

Big data in a nutshell

What are the challenges of big data? How can organizations use its benefits to generate ROI? Vaishnavi Agrawal gives an overview of everything big data – from customer relationship management to fraud detection and cost reduction.

Interview with Kunal Agarwal and Nick Jewell

Looking to leverage Big Data in 2019? Top tips from the experts

Many organisations have diverted to new trends and technologies in order to aid faster decision-making amid a rapidly transforming business environment, and one area in which this is particularly palpable is Big Data. With this in mind, we’ve spoken to two industry experts to get the skinny on why leveraging Big Data should be the main priority for businesses of all sizes in the next twelve months, as well as how best to implement a strategy that incorporates the concept in 2019 and beyond.

Beating the algorithms in the era of big data

Why your company needs a Chief Algorithm Officer

Is your company’s algorithm completely optimized? It’s more important than ever to remain on top of the equations that keep the internet running. In this article, Christophe Thibault explains how enterprises should invest in big data algorithm officers for both product development and commercial strategies.

It's coming!

How will GDPR complicate data collection?

The GDPR provides for the privacy of EU citizens regardless of where in the world their data is stored and used, so today’s CDO will need to have the ability to manage data collection, storage, and usage accordingly. Maggie Kimberl explains how this regulation complicates data collection.

Interview with Perry Krug, Principal Architect at Couchbase

Couchbase and the dynamics of the NoSQL market: “There is life beyond analytical and relational databases”

2017 has been an interesting year in the NoSQL space. The big data market is full of opportunities but there are also a lot of changes happening right now. We talked with Perry Krug, Principal Architect at Couchbase about the future of the NoSQL space, the market dynamics and what’s next for Couchbase.

Major milestone alert

Apache Hadoop 3.0 is here

Hadoop is back! The latest version [3.0.0] of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computing brings a lot of new features, including an early preview (alpha 2) of a major revision of YARN Timeline Service, shell script rewrite and more.