Making Hadoop Run Faster

By |2020-10-05T08:36:21+00:00August 21, 2012|

One of the challenges in processing data is that the speed at which we can input data is quite often much faster than the speed at which we can process it. This problem becomes even more pronounced in the context...

Cassandra on ACID

By |2020-10-05T08:46:49+00:00August 6, 2012|

  How GigaSpaces and Cassandra are being combined to deliver limitless computational and data scalability Cassandra's tunable eventual consistency delivers great flexibility for trading off write performance for consistency. For those requiring very high performance, however, some level of EC is going to be a must. Unfortunately, a great many [...]

Real Time Analytics for Big Data: An Alternative Approach

By |2020-10-06T08:22:54+00:00July 14, 2011|

Lately, we've been talking to various clients about realtime analytics, and with convenient timing Todd Hoff wrote up how Facebook's realtime analytics system was designed and implemented (See previous review on that regard here). They had some assumptions in design...