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Stream Processing Myths Debunked
Big DataData ScienceData Science 101

This post appeared originally in the dataArtisans blog Six Common Streaming Misconceptions Needless to say, we here at data Artisans spend a lot of time thinking about stream processing. Even cooler: we spend a lot of time helping others think about stream processing and how to apply streaming to data

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&Quot;Technology Can Free People From Wage Slavery&Quot; - An Interview With Xavier Damman, Open Collective
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Xavier Dammanis is an entrepreneur working on a new form of association that enables the Internet generation to fund communities in full transparency: Open Collective. He founded Tribal in 1999, a site that gathered student content from around Belgium that was published in a 30,000-circulation magazine distributed nationwide to high schools.

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Pokémon Go And Big Data: You Teach Me And I'Ll Teach You
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Pokémon Go is a big deal, and no city is safe from the roaming hordes of trainers seeking more powerful Pokémon, sprinting like packs of animals whenever something rare appears. For all of the hype and positivity surrounding the game, there has also been ample concern generated by the not-so-surprising

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The Future Of Big Data Is Open Source
Big DataData Science

Platforms used for big data are a bit of a conundrum. Big data and data science are two of the biggest business buzzwords, and the biggest companies around the world are hard at work to get ahead of the data curve. Normally, when it comes to big money opportunities, the

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Why Iot Developers Need Open Source Framework
Internet of Things

Developers are gatekeepers to the future of possibilities enabled by the Internet of Things. Billions of new devices will go online and connect to the cloud by 2020, from simple sensors to smart light bulbs, connected machinery and the gateways managing all those connections. Developers are responsible for equipping each

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Putting Mainframe Data To Use: The New Open Source Tool That Teaches Old Tech New Tricks
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Mainframe users are getting a major upgrade thanks to an open source tool from Syncsort that links the IBM z Systems with big name big data processor, Apache Spark. In the days of cloud computing, few people even remember the mainframe. Likely, no one in your neighborhood knows what they are, and

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Open-Sourcing The Human Body With The &Quot;Open Humans&Quot; Platform
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Researchers from Harvard, NYU and the University of California San Diego have come together to set up the “Open Humans Network,” in an effort to let individuals share their personal health data to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Funding for the initiative comes from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and

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The National Data Science Bowl Makes Plankton Research Sexy
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Rare is the man whose heart starts racing upon hearing the word “plankton”. It might not be the sexiest field in the world, but the study and categorisation of this marine microorganisms can tell us a huge amount but the health of our oceans. The problem? There’s tonnes of them.

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Sql For Documents Is The Next Frontier For Nosql Startup Couchbase
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Couchbase Server, the open source, distributed NoSQL document-oriented database has unveiled a new query tool compatible with SQL. The new offering, has already been at the disposal of developers as N1QL since over a year now. It will henceforth be shipped as part of Couchbase Server under the name SQL for

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Airbnb Open Sources Airpal- Their Nosql Secret Weapon Built On Facebook'S Presto
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Airbnb open sourced a web-based data exploration and SQL query tool for Hadoop called Airpal, built on Facebook’s PrestoDB, that enables query execution to facilitate data analysis, Thursday. Making the announcement, James Mayfield, product lead at Airbnb explains that working with SQL for ‘exploration and investigation’ is not easy. “Remembering

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