Understanding Big Data: Stream Analytics and YARN Real-time stream processing is growing in importance, as businesses need to be able to react faster to events as they that occur. Data that is valuable now may be worthless a few hours later. Use cases include sentiment analysis, monitoring and anomaly detection.
eHarrmony is set to strengthen its technological base using Hadoop, Spark, Docker and possibly OpenStack. Company CTO Thod Nguyen says eHarmony is trying to evolve into a company that’s able to innovate on the IT front, as well as the dimensions-of-compatibility front. In conversation with Gigaom, Nguyen expressed that “A big
Late last week, Leading enterprise Hadoop providers Hortonworks announced the availability of Apache Kafka as a technical preview on their Hortonworks Data Platform product. Kafka orginiated as a real-time messaging system developed at LinkedIn, and was incubated as an Apache project in 2011. “Apache Kafka is a fast, scalable, durable,