This technology comparison matrix helps select the right NoSql database based on the data model and nature of queries required by your application Read more →
An article that explores the anxiety introduced by increasing adoption of big data for surveillance of social media and data from connected mobile devices Read more →
A framework that describes the various layers of cloud platform services starting from virtualized hardware up to end-user software applications Read more →
I have been invited to be a speaker in a big data conference in Mumbai on 22nd August 2013. I shall be presenting a case study in the Pharmaceutical industry to illustrate how big data technologies can significantly add business … Read more →
I am happy to announce that Reach1to1 Technologies, a company I founded has been selected as one of the 10 most promising big data companies by CIO Review Magazine.
I was invited to speak to a big data innovation conference in Mumbai this week. I chose to present a case study to illustrate how we use Polyglot Persistence – or in plain English – using more than one database … Read more →
McKinsey Global Institute published a report that identifies the top 5 catalysts of growth for the US economy: The US economy is struggling to find a new formula for vigorous growth. But all growth opportunities are not created equal. New … Read more →
Excellent talk and presentation by Martin Fowler, author of my favorite book on the subject. He introduces NoSQL from a historical and technical perspective. He refers to actual use cases to describe the various types of NoSQL databases.
We have started using NodeJS a lot these days typically to handle data processing applications that involve a large number of concurrent requests, each of which involve one or more I/O operations. Why Nodejs? Why not Java? Java obviously has … Read more →
There is a mind-boggling amount of data floating around our society. Physicists at CERN have been pondering how to store and share their ever more massive data for decades – stimulating globalization of the internet along the way, whilst ‘solving’ … Read more →
During my visit to Pittsburgh at the Accion Labs head office, I was interviewed at Pittsburgh Technology Council by host Jonathan Kersting. Jonathan runs a regular show titled Tech Vibe Radio, and has had a string of interesting episodes. I was honored to … Read more →
Isaac Asimov, my favorite science fiction writer and thinker introduced a concept called Psychohistory in his famous “Foundation” novel series. Psychohistory is the science of predicting the behavior of large groups of people using a statistical model of the psychology … Read more →
Data-driven predictions are responsible for a massive transformation of America’s dairy cows. While other industries are just catching on to this whole “big data” thing, the animal sciences — and dairy breeding in particular — have been using large amounts of data since long before VanRaden was calculating the outsized genetic impact of the most sought-after bulls with a pencil and paper in the 1980s. Read more →