An Up Close Look at How Netflix Does Big Data

An Up Close Look at How Netflix Does Big Data

Some of the most compelling examples of big data success are popping up where you might least expect them. Enter Netflix. The video streaming giant is taking full advantage of the data in its possession and the technologies built around it to meet customer demand and improve the overall quality of its service. Check out → Read More


How Small Businesses Can Win At Big Data

How Small Businesses Can Win At Big Data

Small businesses need not fear big data. If you think about it, they actually have an edge on the bigger guys in many regards. After all, less data ultimately means fewer headaches to deal with. But what will you do with that edge? That is the million dollar quesiton. Low and behold. The winning forumula → Read More


5 Big Disadvantages of Hadoop for Big Data

5 Big Disadvantages of Hadoop for Big Data

As the backbone of so many implementations, Hadoop is almost synomous with big data. Offering distributed storage, superior scalability, and ideal performance, many view it as the standard platform for high volume data infrastructures. But as an article on Google’s big data expertise suggests, Hadoop isn’t necessarily the end all be all to big data. → Read More


7 Big Things Big Data Can’t Do – Alone!

7 Big Things Big Data Can’t Do – Alone!

Move over data mining. Big data has emerged as the next big thing in data analysis and management. Pundits hold this thing in such high regard that organizations adopting it for the very first time come in with extremely high expectations – often too high. While there is plenty to gain, nothing is guaranteed. In → Read More


7 of the Biggest Big Data Acquisitions in History

7 of the Biggest Big Data Acquisitions in History

Things are moving ultra fast in big data. Blink your eyes, and you just might miss something. The company that existed one day could become the asset of another the next. Acquisitions are starting to become common as tech powerhouses swoop in and claim what they hope are precious commodities. Within the last two years → Read More


10 Big Data Companies You Don’t Know, But Should

10 Big Data Companies You Don’t Know, But Should

By now, most of us know that giants of Big Data. You’ve got Amazon, IBM, Oracle, Google, and SAP to name a few. Those guys are still doing their thing, but there are some smaller guys who look poised for greatness. Without further ado, let us introduce you to a few little known big data → Read More



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