Tag Archives: hadoop

Intel Goes Graph with Hadoop Distro

Intel Goes Graph with Hadoop Distro

Language Flags HPCwire Japan Omnibond Xyratex Brocade Fusion-io Data Direct Networks Revolution Analytics Scale MP Karmasphere ScaleOut December 17, 2013 Alex Woodie Intel will be targeting big retail operations with a new graph database that it unveiled today as part of its Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop version 3 […]

Handling Big Data with HBase Part 3: Architecture Overview

Handling Big Data with HBase Part 3: Architecture Overview

This is the third blog in a series of introductory blogs on Apache HBase . In the second part , we saw how to interact with HBase via the shell. In this part, we’ll look at the HBase architecture from a bird’s eye view. HBase is a distributed database, […]

Splunk Brings Big Data Into Security Monitoring

Splunk Brings Big Data Into Security Monitoring

Doug Henschen Telco IDT taps Splunk to optimize IT and isolate security threats. The next step is spotting marketing opportunities hidden in big data. Machine data tends to come in high volumes, and it’s usually a starting point for Splunk, the IT-centric big data analytics platform. Repeating a land-and-expand […]

How Ancestry.com Manages Generations Of Big Data

How Ancestry.com Manages Generations Of Big Data

Jeff Bertolucci Over the past year, the genealogy site’s repository of family historical data has more than doubled in size. Here’s how Ancestry managed its growth. Businesses often use — or overuse — the term “big data” to describe all sorts of data-related products and services, but the buzzword […]

Internap Taps Solid-State Storage For Cloud Service

Internap Taps Solid-State Storage For Cloud Service

Charles Babcock Hosting services giant enters cloud sector, aims to differentiate itself from competitors with high-speed, performance-guaranteed block storage. Internap Network Services moved into the public cloud realm in November with its AgileCloud, and it is now offering compute and storage services from its data centers located in key […]

How Is Hadoop Like Teenage Sex? [Infographic]

How Is Hadoop Like Teenage Sex? [Infographic]

Hortonworks_Hadoop_Summit_Infographic.jpg How is Hadoop like teenage sex? It’s an old riddle whose answer is changing quickly. If you don’t already know what it is, read on. And if you do, read on anyway (and check out the Infographic) because we have some marvelous visual statistics to share. How Is […]

Are VCs Getting Duped by Hadoop?

Are VCs Getting Duped by Hadoop?

Robert Mullins Always keeping an eye on the horizon While Hadoop is touted as the next big thing, the next, NEXT big thing is something called the “semantic Web,” according to Charles Silver, CEO of Algebraix, which has developed what Silver calls the first commercially available, high-performance platform for […]

Splunk Enterprise & Hunk for Hadoop at Cisco Labs

Splunk Enterprise & Hunk for Hadoop at Cisco Labs

At the end of October, Splunk announced the release of new product called Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop . Once you get over the awesome name, you realize how much of a game-changer it is to give individuals across the organization the ability to interactively explore, analyze and visualize […]

Introducing CrimeMap – A Web App Powered by ShinyApps!

Introducing CrimeMap – A Web App Powered by ShinyApps!

A few months ago I did a mini project using open crime data and R to create crime visualisations . At that time, I was already thinking about a web app using Shiny but I couldn’t justify the time to develop the app and then set up a server […]

Five ways to handle Big Data in R

Five ways to handle Big Data in R

Five strategies to tackle big data with R Big data was one of the biggest topics on this year’s useR conference in Albacete and it is definitely one of today’s hottest buzzwords. But what defines “Big Data”? And on the practical side: How can big data be tackled in […]