Big Data

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Cloudera is eight; Apache Hadoop is ten. Big data has gone from zero to how-did-that-happen huge. The bestiary is bigger than ever, too: new projects like Apache Kudu, Apache Impala (incubating), Apache Kafka and Apache Spark define the future of…
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Genomics are the Enabling Force Behind Precision Medicine

The current National Institute of Health Precision Medicine Initiative has the ability to transform the way we treat disease, while rapidly increasing the number of biomedical discoveries and treatment paths available. Precision medicine was made possible through cost effective genomic…
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Apache Spark Market Survey (Part 2 of 2)

In my last post, I presented some high level Apache Spark market research findings.  Clearly Spark is becoming an important, if not the important, component in many big data applications. In this post we’ll see some of key motivations for…
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Busting the Myths Around Big Data in Telecoms

We know that Big Data, analytics and, yes, even Apache Hadoop, have become meaningless buzzwords and jargon for many people. Where there’s jargon, there is misinformation and where there is misinformation there are myths. Our new eBook goes into the…
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