Posts Tagged ‘Mapreduce’

Simplify Big Data Using MapReduce to Achieve Analytics

Bigdata is generally a lot of data produced very quickly in many different forms. Data might include customer transactional histories, production databases, web traffic logs, online videos, social media interactions, and so forth. The challenge for Data Management can be coined by three V’s” – “volume, velocity and variety. Big Data is special because it […]

Big Data and You: What is Data Variety?

Welcome to “Big Data and You (the enterprise IT leader),” the Enterprise Content Intelligence group’s demystification of the “Big Data”.  Of the three V’s (Volume, Velocity, and Variety) of big data processing, Variety is perhaps the least understood.  The modern business landscape constantly changes due the emergence of new types of data. The ability to […]

Dorothy in the Land of Big Data

Big Data is one of the enabling technologies for companies to digitally transform either their operations and/or customer  interactions.  However the open source world can be complicated, especially in the red hot Big Data arena. There are a myriad of technologies; some compete with one another, others overlap, some are complementary, and worse of all, […]

Get R Running over YARN-based MapReduce

Out of the mathematical and statistics language and tools such as SAS, SPSS, Matlab, etc. R language is a pretty good tool which provides the environment and essential packages for statistical computing and graphics. It is free and it offers an open environment and the means to allow users to develop custom package. In addition to […]

A little stuffed animal called Hadoop

A little stuffed animal called Hadoop

Doug Cutting – Hadoop creator – is reported to have explained how the name for his Big Data technology came about: “The name my kid gave a stuffed yellow elephant. Short, relatively easy to spell and pronounce, meaningless, and not used elsewhere: those are my naming criteria.” The term, of course, evolved over time and […]