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Big DataInternet of Things

Anyone who has ever had their bag go AWOL while travelling knows that sinking feeling that comes with being told that your luggage is lost. Sadly, lost luggage is one of the perils of modern travel, and one that seems to happen on an all-too-often basis. Fortunately, just as technology

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Big DataData ScienceHealthcare

Big data sets are so complex and large that common data processing tools and technologies cannot cope with them. The process of inspection of such data and uncovering patterns is called big data analytics. The basic question which arises in our mind is, “In what way is the drug discovery

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Big Data

The amount of data that businesses create continues to grow; at the same time, more of it is slipping out of our central data centres and into a mix of Cloud applications, mobile endpoints and remote or branch office file servers. But how can companies keep track of all this

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Big Data Real Estate
Big DataIndustry

Rapidly changing data management technology in the 21st Century has created cost-saving, business-expanding opportunities. Big companies around the world have realized the potential of modern technology to take over complex operations with more ease than a skilled worker could. There are debates about how it is pushing some traditional methods

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataTechnology & IT

As the creation and consumption of data continues to grow among businesses of all sizes, so does the challenge of analyzing and turning that data into actionable insights. According to IBM, 90 percent of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years, at 2.5

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Big DataData Science

Data processing today is done in form of pipelines which include various steps like aggregation, sanitization, filtering and finally generating insights by applying various statistical models. Amazon Kinesis is a platform to build pipelines for streaming data at the scale of terabytes per hour. Parts of the Kinesis platform are

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Big DataTechnology & IT

The march to the cloud for mission-critical applications is picking up speed. Even financial services firms, noted for their caution, are making headway. UK-based insurance intermediary Towergate Insurance announced last year that it is moving its IT infrastructure to the cloud. And The Wall Street Journal reported in June 2016

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataData Science

The digital age is characterised increasingly by the collective. The information generated by tapping into the minds of many is driving decisions in both the public and private sector; research is becoming social. On the back of this, a new science has emerged – known as opinion mining – which

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Big DataData ScienceTechnology & IT

Everyone has heard the old moniker garbage in – garbage out. It is a simple way of saying that machine learning is only as good as the data, algorithms, and human experience that goes into them. But even the best results can be thought of as garbage if no one

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Big DataData Science 101Understanding Big Data

Oftentimes while analyzing big data we have a need to make checks on pieces of data like number of items in the dataset, number of unique items, and their occurrence frequency. Hash tables or Hash sets are usually employed for this purpose. But when the dataset becomes so enormous that

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