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The 2017 Big Data Landscape

IS BIG DATA STILL A THING? Observing that since Big Data is largely “plumbing”, it has been subject to enterprise adoption cycles that are much slower than the hype cycle.  As a result, it took...

Big Data Solutions

INTRODUCTION With the demand for big data technologies expanding rapidly, Apache Hadoop is at the heart of the big data revolution. It is labelled as the next generation platform for data processing because of its...

History of Big Data

INTRODUCTION Did you know that 90% of the available data has been created in the last two years and the term Big Data has been around 2005, when it was launched by O’Reilly Media in...

What is Big Data?

The term 'Big Data' seems to be popping up everywhere these days. And there seems to be as many uses of this term as there are contexts in which you find it: ‘big data’...

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SQL Engines for Hadoop: Hive vs Impala vs Spark

INTRODUCCION Hive, Impala and Spark SQL all fit into the SQL-on-Hadoop category. Apache Hive and Spark are both top level Apache projects. Impala is developed...

What is Big Data?