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Get the latest Big Data news, insights and updates from the Packt Hub. We’ll help you get to grips with NoSQL databases like MongoDB. With the vast quantities of Data currently stored by businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to manage it in logical and secure ways. Therefore, the Hub provides news and insights around technologies like Hadoop and AWS to help keep you up to date.

IoT (Internet of Things)

Big data as a service (BDaaS) solutions: comparing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

What is Big Data as a Service (BDaaS)? Thanks to the increased adoption of cloud infrastructures, processing, storing, and analyzing huge amounts of data has...
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Packt teams up with Humble Bundle again to bring readers big data content

Packt has teamed up with Humble Bundle once again to bring readers an incredible range of content - while also supporting some incredible causes. This...
time series modeling

Time series modeling: What is it, Why it matters and How it’s used

A series can be defined as a number of events, objects, or people of a similar or related kind coming one after another; if...
forecast

Budget and Demand Forecasting using Markov model in SAS [Tutorial]

Budget and demand forecasting are important aspects of any finance team. Budget forecasting is the outcome, and demand forecasting is one of its components. In...
Apache Flink

Apache Flink version 1.6.0 released!

The Apache Flink community released its 1.6.0 version yesterday. Apache Flink 1.6.0 release is the seventh major release in the 1.x.y series. This Flink...
Apache Kafka update

Apache Kafka 2.0.0 has just been released

Apache Kafka, the open source distributed data streaming software, has just hit version 2.0.0. With Kafka becoming a vital component in the (big) data...
data visualization

Setting up Apache Druid in Hadoop for Data visualizations [Tutorial]

Apache Druid is a distributed, high-performance columnar store. Druid allows us to store both real-time and historical data that is time series in nature....
data visualization

Announcing Databricks Runtime 4.2!

Databricks announces Databricks Runtime 4.2 with numerous updates and added components on Spark internals, Databricks Delta and improvisions to its previous version. The databricks runtime...
Google cloud

Build Hadoop clusters using Google Cloud Platform [Tutorial]

Cloud computing has transformed the way individuals and organizations access and manage their servers and applications on the internet. Before Cloud computing, everyone used...
Facebook investigates Crimson Hexagon

Facebook is investigating data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over misuse of data

Facebook has suspended Boston-based data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon following concerns that the company has misused data. The decision was made after the Wall...

Must Read in Data

Facebook shares update on last week’s takedowns of accounts involved in...

Yesterday, Facebook shared the findings and takedowns of its last week’s investigation regarding inauthentic coordinated behavior. In order to accomplish these takedowns, they worked...

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