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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.

Reducing Cost in Big Data using Statistics and In-memory Technology – Part 2

In the first part of this two-part blog series, we learned that using statistical algorithms gives us a 95 percent accuracy rate for big...

Big Data Is More Than Just a Buzz Word!

We all agree big data sounds cool (well I think it does!), but what is it? Put simply, big data is the term used to...

What Did Big Data Deliver In 2014?

Big Data has always been a hot topic and in 2014 it came to play. ‘Big Data’ has developed, evolved and matured to give...

The biggest Big Data & Business Intelligence salary and skills survey of 2015

See the highlights from our comprehensive Skill Up IT industry salary reports, with data from over 20,000 IT professionals. Find out what trends are emerging...

Level Up Your Company’s Big Data with Mesos

In my last post I talked about how using a resource management platform can allow your Big Data workloads to be more efficient with less resources....

Level Up Your Company’s Big Data With Resource Management

Big data was once one of the biggest technology hypes, where tons of presentations and posts talked about how the new systems and tools...

Working with Apps in Splunk

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Defining an app In the strictest sense, an app is a directory of configurations and, sometimes, code....

Making Big Data Work for Hadoop and Solr

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Understanding data processing workflows Based on the data, configuration, and the requirements, data can be processed at...

Highlights of Greenplum

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Big Data analytics – platform requirements Organizations are striving towards becoming more data driven and leverage data...

Learning Data Analytics with R and Hadoop

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Understanding the data analytics project life cycle While dealing with the data analytics projects, there are some...

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k-Nearest Neighbors and NER pipeline

What’s happening in Data?  Here are the updates from AWS SageMaker, SAP HANA, and Teradata.    AWS SageMaker  Create Amazon SageMaker model building pipelines and deploy R...

How to Process Big Data with MapReduce