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Key Components/Calculations for Spark Memory Management

Different organizations will have different needs for cluster memory management. For the same, there is no set of recommendations for resource allocation. Instead, it can be calculated from the available cluster resources.  In this blog post, I will discuss best practices for YARN resource management with the optimum distribution of Memory, Executors, and Cores for […]

SAP HANA and Hadoop – complementary or competitive?

In my last blog post, we learned about SAP HANA… or as I called it, “a database on steroids”. Here is what SAP former CTO and Executive Board Member, Vishal Sikka, told InformationWeek: “Hana is a full, ACID-compliant database, and not just a cache or accelerator. All the operations happen in memory, but every transaction […]

SAP HANA – A ‘Big Data’ Enabler

Some interesting facts and figures for your consideration: 90% – of stored data in the world today was created in the past 2 years 50% – annual data growth rate 34,000 – tweets sent each minute 9,000,000 – daily Amazon orders 7,000,000,000 – daily Google Page Views 2.5 Exabyte – amount of data created every day (an Exabyte […]

Qlik leadership – vision, guts and glory… hopefully

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” – Supposedly Darwin from ‘Origin of Species’… or NOT According to the most recent report from Gartner, no one vendor is fully addressing the critical space in the market […]

Excerpts from Oracle OpenWorld 2012

There has been a lot going in the BI world and Oracle had a bevy of announcements in the last Oracle Openworld 2012. Its been 3 months since the events, but the trends and announcements would have lasting impact on the BI world. The BI specific topics that were covered in the event were about […]

Big Data – Part 4 ( In Memory Analytics )

The last of the 4 part BigData trends. This post covers the role of in-memory analytics and some tools that are being used. What is In-Memory Analytics? To put it simple: Performing analysis on the memory/RAM. Flash memory’s price is decreasing  and the RAM can store Terabyte-size datasets. And since 64 bit processors can address […]