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What Happened to Hadoop?

Six or Seven years back, Hadoop was the big thing. It was going to solve our big data analytic needs, it would provide cheap storage and query power with commodity servers. More and more companies were going to be using … Continue reading

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Big Data Analytics

How large is your analytics system? Do you have more than one machine for analytics? Do you have a cluster of machines that run Hadoop in a YARN cluster to analyze your data? Are there hundreds, or even thousands, of … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Processing

This is really interesting. A computer chip that doesn’t exactly perform mathematical calculations correctly. That sounds crazy, and in some cases it is. Most of us want math to be exact, and work perfectly every time when we run calculations. … Continue reading

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More and More Data Growth

I wrote¬†an editorial a few years ago about a Zettabyte¬†(ZB) of data being created in a year in the world. This was 2012, and those seemed like crazy predictions. At the time I was doing some work with full text … Continue reading

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