As the world becomes more information-driven than ever before, a major challenge has become how to deal with the explosion of data. Traditional frameworks of data management now buckle under the gargantuan volume of today's datasets. Fortunately, a rapidly changing landscape of new technologies is redefining how we work with data at super-massive scale. These … Continue reading What is Hadoop? What is MapReduce? What is NoSQL?
It’s a fierce database debate that refuses to settle. NoSQL vs SQL database comes to the fore when picking a storage solution. The growing complexity of big data required companies to use data management tools based on the relational model, such as the classic RDMBS. fixed schema, which makes them ill-suited for changing business requirements, … Continue reading NoSQL vs SQL — Which Database Type is Better For Big Data Applications
Why did we start on this path? It all starts with our customers’ hybrid data management strategy. The need to embrace the proliferation of data that is creating new opportunities for businesses to better understand their customers, their industry and their own operations. What do I mean by “proliferation?” Well, recent studies have suggested that … Continue reading How to build with IBM and MongoDB Enterprise Document Store
Recently, a group of Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark subject matter experts from IBM Analytics hosted a public CrowdChat discussion about using cloud-based Hadoop and Spark services as a lever for business agility. Here is a top-ten list of hot topics and themes that emerged from that discussion. Despite years of effort centralizing information in … Continue reading 10 expert tips to boost agility with Hadoop as a service