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A Year of Blink at Alibaba: Apache Flink in Large Scale Production

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Xiaowei Jiang. It has been a great year for Blink, our fork of Apache Flink®, at Alibaba. We went into production with Blink about a year ago, and since then, we have used it to make real-time updates to listings in various search products such as Taobao, Tmall, AliExpress, etc. […]

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Hadoop Overview: A Big Data Toolkit

By   /  June 14, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Big Data isn’t new. Forbes traces the origins back to the “information explosion” concept first identified in 1941. The challenge has been to develop practical methods for dealing with the 3Vs: Volume, Variety, and Velocity. Without tools to support and simplify the manipulation and analysis of large data sets, the ability to use that data […]

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8 Big Data Trends to Watch For

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Tom Phelan, Chief Architect of BlueData, recently wrote in InsideBigData, “Over the next year, a growing number of customers will realize the vast business benefits of Big Data and will deploy Big Data solutions across their organization. Technical innovations, the rise of BDaaS, a shifting approach to data locality, platform convergence and […]

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SPARQL And NoSQL: A Match On Many Levels

By   /  August 5, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Is SPARQL the SQL for NoSQL? The question will be discussed at this month’s Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Jose by Arthur Keen, vp of solution architecture of startup SPARQL City. It’s not the first time that the industry has considered common database query languages for NoSQL (see this story at […]

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What Google is Doing with Big Data

By   /  June 4, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Bernard Marr of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Google has not only significantly influenced the way we can now analyze big data (think MapReduce, BigQuery, etc.) – but they probably are more responsible than anyone else for making it part of our everyday lives. I believe that many of the innovative things Google […]

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Hadoop Highlights: YARN-Ready Apps And Machine Learning Magic

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Next week Hadoop World takes place in New York City. The big event follows on the heels of the official gold release last week of Apache Hadoop 2.0, which significantly overhauls the MapReduce programming model for processing large data sets with a parallel, distributed algorithm on a cluster. Sitting on top of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), YARN […]

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MapR Releases M7 Edition for NoSQL, Hadoop

By   /  May 8, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess John Rath of Data Center Knowledge reports, “MapR Technologies has announced an update of its Big Data platform that provides performance improvements for NoSQL and Hadoop applications. With the MapR M7 Edition, MapR says it has removed the trade-offs organizations face when looking to deploy a NoSQL solution. M7 delivers over one million operations per second […]

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ACM – Infosys Foundation Award to be Given to Jeff Dean & Sanjay Ghemawat

By   /  March 28, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The ACM – Infosys Foundation Award will be presented to Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat.

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Common Crawl To Add New Data In Amazon Web Services Bucket

By   /  March 13, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

The Common Crawl Foundation is on the verge of adding to its Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Data Set of openly and freely accessible web crawl data. It was back in January that Common Crawl announced the debut of its corpus on AWS (see our story here). Now, a billion new web sites are in […]

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