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BAM, SOA & Big Data

Leveraging Big Data has become a commodity for most IT departments. It’s like the mobile phone. You can’t remember the times when you couldn’t just call someone from your mobile, no matter where you are in the world, can you? Similarly, IT folks can’t remember the days when files were too big to summarize, or grep, or even just store. ...

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Running Cassandra in a Multi-node Cluster

This post gathers the steps I followed in setting up an Apache Cassandra cluster in multi-node. I have referred Cassandra wiki and Datastax documentation in setting up my cluster. The following procedure is expressed in details, sharing my experience in setting up the cluster. Setting up first node Adding other nodes Monitoring the cluster – nodetool, jConsole, Cassandra GUI I ...

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Apache Bigtop – Installing Hive, HBase and Pig

In the previous post we learnt how easy it was to install Hadoop with Apache Bigtop! We know its not just Hadoop and there are sub-projects around the table! So, lets have a look at how to install Hive, Hbase and Pig in this post. Before rowing your boat… Please follow the previous post and get ready with Hadoop installed! ...

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Apache Bigtop – Installing Hadoop

Ah!! The name is everywhere, carried with the wind. Apache Hadoop!! The BIG DATA crunching platform! We all know how alien it can be at start too! Phew!! :o Its my personal experience, nearly 11 months before, I was trying to install HBase, I faced few issues! The problem was version compatibility. Ex: “HBase some x.version” with “Hadoop some y.version”. ...

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Fast, Predictable & Highly-Available @ 1 TB/Node

The world is pushing huge amounts of data to applications every second, from mobiles, the web, and various gadgets. More applications these days have to deal with this data. To preserve performance, these applications need fast access to the data tier. RAM prices have crumbled over the past few years and we can now get hardware with a Terabyte of ...

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Why are Enterprises looking at BigData?

The advent of the Social Collaboration, Online Selling, Digital Goods, Mobile means every enterprise wants to process the transactional and analytical data, that is being collected at multiple customer touch points. All this data need to be processed so that the enterprise can better understand the customer, his social network, his buying patterns and other things. This has led to ...

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Big Data Trends in 2012

Bigdata has caught the fancy of each and everyone. Consumer and enterprise world is looking to adopt the Bigdata. Analysts are talking about it, proclaiming it to the next big thing! This is my take on how the Bigdata market space will evolve in 2012 and years to come. Data Analytics Service – We will start seeing SaaS vendors that ...

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A SMALL cross-section of BIG Data

Big data is a term applied to data sets whose size is beyond the ability of commonly used software tools to capture, manage, and process the data within a tolerable elapsed time. Big data sizes are a constantly moving target currently ranging from a few dozen terabytes to many petabytes of data in a single data set. IDC estimated the ...

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Big Data analytics with Hive and iReport

Each J.J. Abrams’ TV series Person of Interest episode starts with the following narration from Mr. Finch one of the leading characters: “You are being watched. The government has a secret system–a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know because…I built it.” Of course us technical people know better. It would take a huge team ...

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