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2015 in Big Data – What to Expect

In 2014, Apache™ Hadoop® gathered momentum as the leading platform for big data analytics. Without a doubt, Hadoop is clearly here to stay, it has extended its dominance from enterprise software into social media—Twitter and Facebook both use it—making it…

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Ingestion with Spring Integration

In these days it's well known that big data platforms can help in terms of processing data in a scalable way.  But guess what, before you can enjoy this efficiency, you need to ingest the data.  There are a couple…

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Applying Big Data Analytics to Clickstream Data

An important application for Big Data, indeed, the original application for which Big Data technologies were first created, is clickstream analytics.  Using predictive models to analyze it, clickstream data can be rich with insights for user engagement, site performance, query…

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3 Tips on Data Storage Management

One of the greatest business drivers of Big Data adoption is an organization's focus on Cost Containment and Scale. While there are certainly situations where the use of traditional data storage solutions is appropriate, we find more often than not that newer…

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SolrCloud Terminology

What is SolrCloud? While the ability to shard a logical Solr index is an excellent feature, managing it can prove to be quite challenging. Managing a distributed Solr cluster pre-SolrCloud meant facing a number of complex challenges: * Maintaining a…

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