Big Data Archive

Big Data Archives

The Big Data Resolution for 2016!

I love new years! After having taken a long delayed break towards the end of last year, finally spent some quality time with the family, finally had a time to just think about where I have reached and where I want to go, like most of you, I am all charged up to start another […]

Career Guide to Fit into revolution of Internet of Things (IoT)

Today, almost everywhere the term (IoT) Internet of things is present. This blog talks about what IoT is and what skills we need to develop to embrace the new era of IoT. As per wiki–“The Internet of Things (IoT) ” is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to […]

Big Data – Opportunities and Future

Big data is high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making. Encompassing everything from click stream data from the web to genomic and proteomic data, it’s a heterogeneous mix of data both structured (traditional datasets –in rows and columns like DBMS tables, CSV’s and XLS’s) […]

SQL vs. NoSQL: Which is better?

Almost every application needs data to be stored. This data invariably needs to be fetched, updated and searched upon. This makes it necessary for applications to use some sort of data store. For a long time, solutions based on RDBMS like SQL ruled the roost. SQL supports basic operation like CRUD on the data along […]

Five Questions You Need to Answer Before Starting a Big Data Project

  Big Data is gradually taking over the business world and it means different things to different people. Data-driven decisions and applications create immense value by utilizing data sources to discover, present and operationalize important business insights. Every technology company on the planet now claims to have a solution for analyzing the mammoth amount of […]

Gotchas of Powering Customer Experiences with OCR Based Data Extractions

Most OCR Text extraction projects involve scanned/ photographed images, whose text needs to be extracted and the text to be further classified into fields that are relevant for the solution. Having implemented such data extractions at Rare Mile, we found that apart from the obvious must-do items of selection of OCR product, building analytics rules […]

Apache Spark – Why should you use it

We are in the age of Big Data, and there are a bunch of technologies and startups popping up all over the world that deals with Big Data. One of the hottest and fastest growing technologies is Apache Spark. Apache Spark is a completely open sourced, scalable data analytics and cluster computing framework. Apart from […]

HBase explained

With the advent of BigData, there is a large focus around HBase systems, there is a need to persist and retrieve billions of data records in real-time. HBase systems provides exactly that. Because of this large focus, people have different view points around HBase systems. As part of this blog post, we share what HBase […]