Apache Hadoop was built for processing complex computations on Big Data stores (that is, terabytes to petabytes) with a MapReduce distributed computation model that runs easily on cheap commodity hardware. Hadoop solved several use cases, which were either way too slow or even impossible to realize with other tools.
In a blog post published February 2 titled, “Beyond Big Data’s Vs: Fast Data Is More Than Data Velocity,” Forrester analyst Michele Goetz provides her vision of Fast Data. As the title suggests, Goetz does an excellent job at explaining why the absolute speed of data is not the primary… Read More →
“A Complete Guide to TIBCO: Microservices and DevOps—Part 1 and Part 2” highlighted how TIBCO customers have been creating and managing Microservices for years. Read on for the third and final installment on this current trending topic.
By Sean O’Shaughnessey For about a decade, the acronym ESB—within the context of enterprise application integration (EAI) or middleware—has stood for enterprise service bus. It is a technology set that shares messages and services throughout an organization. Even after the obvious success of the ESB, and the complications of point-to-point “spaghetti-in-a-box”… Read More →
The Internet of Things is rapidly becoming a reality in the modern workplace. Everything within our communities, personal lives, and workforce is becoming connected to the internet. When your phone works as a credit card, parking meter talks to your computer, and home thermostat programs itself, how can you match… Read More →
People do not often think of data points as having dire consequences, but it could mean the life and death of a business. In every realm of business and sector of life from politics, economics, society, the environment, to technology, there are big data complications. Without the blend of analytics… Read More →
I frequently discuss big data with executives from some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the US. I continually act as a sounding board for their frustration as they try to extract value from historical big data. There is a prevalent misbelief among them that there is a great… Read More →
Companies integrate to make information available and reusable at any time, in real time. Integrating the right systems with the right solution offers companies the ability to make more informed business decisions quicker… much quicker. The companies that don’t care to integrate their systems, for cost, personnel, or political reasons,… Read More →
This week there have been two reports released. One from Ofcom (independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries), which has reported that the UK’s mobile users are consuming more data on their phones and tablets than any other leading nation for the first time. A second from the… Read More →
Time has run out for hockey players and hockey fans in the United States and Canada, as the NHL imposes a league-wide lockout for the second time in eight years. The NHL commissioner, Gary Bettman, warned the players last season there would be a lockout if a deal between the… Read More →