Big Data

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.

Getting started with Storm Components for Real Time Analytics

In this article by Shilpi Saxena and Saurabh Gupta from their book Practical Real-time data Processing and Analytics we shall explore Storm's architecture with its...

How Near Real Time (NRT) Applications work

In this article by Shilpi Saxena and Saurabh Gupta from their book Practical Real-time data Processing and Analytics we shall explore what a near real...

NewSQL: What the hype is all about

First, there was data. Data became database. Then came SQL. Next came NoSQL. And now comes NewSQL. NewSQL Origins For decades, relational database or SQL was...

4 Clustering Algorithms every Data Scientist should know

This is an excerpt from a book by John R. Hubbard titled Java Data Analysis. In this article, we see the four popular clustering...

Soft skills every data scientist should teach their child

Data Scientists work really hard to upskill their technical competencies. A rapidly changing technology landscape demands a continuous ramp up of skills like mastering...
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8 Myths about RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

Many say we are on the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution that promises to blur the lines between the real, virtual and the...
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13 reasons why Exit Polls get it wrong sometimes

An Exit poll, as the name suggests, is a poll taken immediately after voters exit the polling booth. Private companies working for popular newspapers...

Know Your Customer: Envisaging customer sentiments using Behavioral Analytics

“All the world’s a stage and the men and women are merely players.” Shakespeare may have considered men and women as mere players, but...

Of perfect strikes, tackles and touchdowns: how analytics is changing sports

The rise of Big Data and Analytics is drastically changing the landscape of many businesses - and the sports industry is one of them....
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Google joins the social coding movement with CoLaboratory

Google has made it quite accessible for people to collaborate their documents, spreadsheets, and so on, with the Google Drive feature. What next? If...

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Top life hacks for prepping for your IT certification exam

I remember deciding to pursue my first IT certification, the CompTIA A+. I had signed up for a class that lasted one week, per...

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Learn Transformers for Natural Language Processing with Denis Rothman

Key takeaways The transformer architecture has proved to be revolutionary in outperforming the classical RNN and CNN models in use today. Artificial intelligence is...

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