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BIG-DATA

    Why should you use Python for Big Data?

    While working on a big data project, the data scientists and application developers have the option to choose from a myriad of programming languages - Python, Java, R, SQL, Julia, Scala, C and MATLAB. But the latest usage statistics posted on multiple websites depict that a large percentage of application...

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    What is Big Data Analytics?

    Most enterprises nowadays collect large and varied datasets – Big Data – from diverse sources. But no enterprise can leverage big data fully without analyzing the structured and unstructured data accurately and draw conclusions about the data timely. The processing and analysis of big data is essential for making informed...

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    ELK STACK: A Perfect Guide for Log Analysis

    Before we get started with what exactly Elasticsearch, logstash, and Kibana does, we need to understand first what exactly the use of log is, how does it work to get meaningful insights out of it and last but not the least how it can improve an organization’s efficiency. What is...

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    Deep Diving in the World of Data Warehousing

    “Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine”. - Peter Sondergaard, Senior Vice President, Gartner. Number of companies are venturing into Big Data Analytics today and industries are investing money, effort and looking to utilize the technical advancements for the business growth. Till date...

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    Clash of the Titans – Which OLAP Will Win?

    There is a number of OLAP solutions available in the market, including the popular ones like Vertica, Oracle BI, SAP Business Warehouse, which have pre-existed for a long time. While many of these started as on-premise solutions, have tried to re-establish them in today’s competitive market by providing SaaS variance....

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    How We Zeroed on the Best Data Warehouse

    The advancement of technology generally evokes a range of emotions in people from all walks of life. Some choose to see the cons, while others consider it a way to bring the world closer and solve major challenges. But, as they say, any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic!...

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    Predicting the Future, Using Real-Time Big Data Analytics

    In our previous blog post, we looked at 4 ways that real-time, big data analytics can give your business a competitive advantage. One of them was that you could use real-time Big Data Analytics to make dynamic changes based on user behavior. This brings us to the realm of Predictive...

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    Implementing Join in Hadoop Map-Reduce

    Recently while working on a project at BluePi we encountered a situation where we needed something like a join in a Map-Reduce job running on Hadoop. In this post I am going to talk about how we can implement a Join in Hadoop Map-Reduce. There may be a lot of...

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