Is Disco the alternative to Hadoop?

Disco is the latest addition in the growing list of Big Data tools, which allows parallel processing of large amounts of data. Disco was developed in 2008 at Nokia Research Center to address real challenges in handling massive amounts of…

Hadoop vs HPCC – How these big data giants stack up against each other?

Hadoop is more commonly associated with the term “Big Data.” The underlying technology makes massive amounts of data accessible and is based on the open source Apache Hadoop project. However, there is a competitor to Hadoop, called High Performance Computing…

10 Hadoop Alternatives that you should consider for Big Data

Over years, Hadoop has become synonymous to Big Data. Talk about big data in any conversation and Hadoop is sure to pop-up. But like any evolving technology, Big Data encompasses a wide variety of enablers, Hadoop being just one of…

Hadoop vs Spark: Which is the best data analytics engine?

In the book Hadoop: The definitive guide, Tom white quotes Grace Hopper, “In pioneer days they used oxen for heavy pulling, and when one ox couldn’t budge a log, they didn’t try to grow a larger ox. We shouldn’t be…

Hadoop has completed a decade already!

Today, the big data universe revolves around Hadoop, an open-source distributed platform to store and process data with high volume, velocity and variety. What started as an open source innovation has now changed the face of database technology & businesses…

Shuffle Operation in Hadoop and Spark

  We shall take a look at the shuffle operation in both Hadoop and Spark in this article. The recent announcement from Databricks about breaking the Terasort record sparked this article – one of the key optimization points was the…

9 Best Kubernetes Alternatives For DevOps Engineers

Kubernetes is a popular open-source container orchestration platform for automating application deployment, scaling, and management across clusters of hosts. For a few years now, this platform has become an industry standard for deploying containers.  In this article, we list down…

5 Companies That Are Thriving After Open-Sourcing Their AI Tools & Algorithms

Open-sourcing has become a tradition for big tech companies today. This not only helps the developers in the community to gain an understanding of the innovative technologies used by the tech giants but also helps the companies to find bugs…

9 Skills A Data Scientist Must Have To Land A Job: AIM Skills Study 2019

For a few years now, many innovative things have been happening around emerging technologies like data science and machine learning. The industry has seen a rapid increase in demand for data analysts and data scientists within a short span of…

Deep Dive: Recommendation Engine, Dynamic Pricing & Data Are The 3 Pillars Of Strength For Food Tech Giant Dineout

The food tech industry is at the peak of its evolution and most consumers are moving closer to the usage of tech-driven platforms. India has also seen many players extending their services to the food aggregation space. Drive on any…

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