Archive for the ‘Big Data’ Category

Solr on top of HBase for dashboards

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Purpose of this post is to provide insight, how to integrate Solr’s near real time indexing(through Lily-HBase indexer) on top of HBase. In order to be able to provide infrastructure for dashboards through some other tools (such as Cloudera Search, Kibana). Lets grasp the concept! One interesting answer on Quora about Elasticsearch on top of HBase for real time analytics! […]

New contents for the Big Data section – Technical insights, analytical tools, data science and more

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

This post aims to introduce new contents for the Big Data section of the blog. Six years ago I added this blog to SpagoWorld, the open source  initiative by Engineering Group, in order to share comments, ideas and expertise – in a word  – to share knowledge. Now it’s time  to enlarge this scenario over […]

How not to get caught off-guard by Big Data

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

In this post I would like to treat a very hot and popular topic, Big Data, which nevertheless is confusing and somehow misterious. Some years ago I first approached it, and I explored freely the world WIDE web, seeking for a focal point and a main technology to start from. I ran into countless scenarios, […]

What’s a Big Data platform?

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Actually, I’ve no complete answer to this question. However I know that a Big Data platform should help us to address emerging and future – partially unknown – needs, as well as to start solving present issues. First of all we need to get a clear insight into the big data context. This blog may […]

Value is the most meaningful V for Big Data

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

How many Vs do you need to describe Big Data dimensions? 12 years ago Doug Laney listed  the 3 dimensions of Data management in a Gartner (then Meta Group) research: Volume, Variety, Velocity. Nowadays, the evolution of Data Management also refers to Big Data. In order to describe it, Gartner added a C to the […]