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What is HDFS

To understand how it’s possible to scale a Hadoop® cluster to hundreds (and even thousands) of nodes, you have to start with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) 516 more words


o/ ...ehi!

Titling the first post “Hello World” is too predictable and boring, I suppose. Well, maybe I should have named it so, since all the blog will be predictable and boring. 437 more words


An Operational Intelligence Solution in Finance


Banking. In any private banking organization, workflow management and end–to-end processing of financial orders is core business and essential to work flawlessly.


When customers place financial orders, they expect their financial institution to execute these promptly.  278 more words


the small challenge of data governance (and democracy, accountability and altruism)

I’m at a conference in the Hague this week, on Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response, where I’m about to do a session on ‘checks and balances’ in data governance for the humanitarian field. 1,496 more words


IBM InterConnect Day 1 Impressions

InterConnect 2015 Las Vegas is the combination of a few IBM conferences. Past conferences carried quite a bit of overlap in content. As the conversations blurred, it made sense to combine the conferences. 679 more words


Transforming E-commerce Using Predictive Analytics - Smart Data Implications on E-commerce, Retail, Telecom, BFSI and other sectors discussed at Smart Data Summit 2015

Presentation in progress at Smart Data Summit 2014

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 24, 2015 – Predicting the thoughts and purchases of customers in advance must be on the wish list of businesses across sectors and industries such as retail, telecom and BFSI. 609 more words

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Free Big Data Analytics Handbook

Brian Liou from Leada was kind enough to provide a guest post about their latest handbook, The Data Analytics Handbook: Big Data Edition.

Have you ever wondered what the deal was behind all the hype of “big data”? 212 more words

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