Apache Drill vs. Apache Spark: What’s The Right Tool for the Job?
Big Data
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Big Data
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Apache Drill vs. Apache Spark: What’s The Right Tool for the Job?

kingmesal - March 1, 2016

If you’re looking to implement a big data project, you’re probably deciding whether to go with Apache Spark SQL or Apache Drill. This article can help you…

Preparing Yourself to Move to Apache Spark
Big Data
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Big Data
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Preparing Yourself to Move to Apache Spark

kingmesal - February 29, 2016

IT is an industry that’s always moving. While some things will never go out of style, like the Unix development model and knowing how to design algorithms…

What Are Accumulators? A Must-Know for Apache Spark
Big Data
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Big Data
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What Are Accumulators? A Must-Know for Apache Spark

kingmesal - February 27, 2016

If you’ve been using Apache Spark, then you know how awesome the Resilient Distributed Dataset (RDD) is. (more…)

A Guide to Spark Streaming – Code Examples Included
Big Data
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Big Data
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A Guide to Spark Streaming – Code Examples Included

kingmesal - February 25, 2016

Apache Spark is great for processing large amounts of data over large clusters, but wouldn’t it be great if you could process data in near real time?…

NoSQL and the Internet of Things
Big Data
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Big Data
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NoSQL and the Internet of Things

kingmesal - January 14, 2016

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IT
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NoSQL Databases: 4 Game-Changing Use Cases

kingmesal - January 13, 2016

Sure, you’ve heard about NoSQL, but is it just another technology fad that’s all hype? What can you actually do with a NoSQL database? With the performance…

Powering Personalized Medicine with Hadoop and Apache Spark
Data Mining
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Data Mining
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Powering Personalized Medicine with Hadoop and Apache Spark

kingmesal - November 23, 2015

The Obama administration plans to dedicate $215 million in the 2016 budget to the “Precision Medicine Initiative.” This project centers on the collection and analysis of data…

A Closer Look at RDDs
Data Warehousing
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Data Warehousing
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A Closer Look at RDDs

kingmesal - November 20, 2015

Apache Spark has gotten a lot of attention for its fast processing of large amounts of data. But how does it get up to speed? The biggest…

Big Data
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Lower Big Data Hardware TCO with Hadoop

kingmesal - November 19, 2015

Apache Hadoop unquestionably delivers ROI by increasing the flexibility of data management/storage, processing, and analytics abilities. And it’s logical to assume that “commodity” servers translate into cost…