Anjul Bhambhri

Is Hadoop Enterprise Ready?

Anjul Bhambhri

by Anjul Bhambhri Recently, there’s been much discussion regarding Apache Hadoop’s capability and usability (or for the latter, the lack thereof). Hadoop is an extremely useful but disruptive open source technology that enables users to store and analyze poly-structured data in large volumes. As enterprises look to analyze their data for increased business insight, they also…

Healthcare and Analytics: Taking the Pulse of Big Data

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by Anjul Bhambhri In two of my recent posts, I discussed the potential impact big data can have on energy management and business, explaining how customer and device data yield results that can provide an organization with a strategic advantage, either in service or offerings, over its competitors. As we now know, big data is the…

The Future of IT: Big Data and the Expert Integrated System

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by Anjul Bhambhri Data: the plural of datum; individual facts, statistics, or items of information. Big data: a collection of large, complex data sets varying in type, velocity and veracity. By now, we’ve all heard the statistics: data will experience a 29 fold increase in volume, reaching 35,000 exabytes, by 2020 (IDC); enterprise data growth…

Big Data Booms in 2012, Spurring Big Opportunities for 2013

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by Anjul Bhambhri In 2012, big data came to a head as its value in improving business operations were realized, and a shift began with applying an increased use of analytics to understand, interact with and serve customers. Yet, this is a new era – one that’s completely changing the type of information businesses collect…

Applying Big Data to Energy

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by Anjul Bhambhri The volume, velocity and variety of data generated by our smarter planet has created a data deluge for organizations in every industry. IBM estimates that, every day, we create 2.5 exabytes of data — so much that 90 percent of the data in the world today has been created in the last…