Data Storage & Management

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MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database

The service provides as low as a two-hour response time, but leaves out the bells and whistles from MongoDB Enterprise....


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Open source Java projects: Spring Batch

Spring Batch manages the batch processing scenarios that developers dread. In this tutorial, learn how to configure Spring Batch to read data in CSV format, process the data in any number of files, and write the results to a MySQL...

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Team of rivals: Hortonworks, Pivotal join up for Hadoop project

Competitors band together to contribute to Apache Ambari, a project whose popularity is on the rise as more organizations look for ways to extend the Hadoop management framework....

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How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it....

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The 10 worst big data practices

Big data tools and frameworks can revolutionize the way your apps compute and utilize data-- but they're not without edges. Check your head with these 10 common pitfalls of overenthusiastic adoption....

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL demands a big investment in Oracle's technology stack, but the payoff could be worth it for shops that need to integrate traditional RDBMS with Hadoop and NoSQL data stores....

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DataStax Enterprise 4.5 turbocharges speed and security

Leading column-family NoSQL database gets an enterprise-grade makeover, with blazing in-memory speed, Hadoop integration, and granular security controls....

Custom Cassandra data types

Learn to create and then use custom Cassandra Query Language data types in this quick tutorial from Dustin Marx....

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MongoDB grows up -- and shows off its enterprise cred

At the MongoDB World conference, the NoSQL darling got new enterprise-grade features and a Fortune 500 hug. Can MongoDB survive the embrace?...

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Do Twitter analysis the easy way with MongoDB

The Twitter-scape is alight with news from the World Cup -- and it turns out you don't need Hadoop to mine it. For simple data analytics, try MongoDB's aggregation framework instead. ...

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Get to know Cassandra, the NoSQL maverick

Column-family database Cassandra is a NoSQL option in a class of its own. Find out why Cassandra excels in scenarios where scale is more important than immediate consistency, and in systems that execute large numbers of reads and...

Not so fast, NoSQL -- SQL still reigns

High-profile success stories like Netflix may suggest that NoSQL is the futuristic heir to SQL, but in truth most shops are still leading with SQL....

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Fast data: The next step after big data

How open source streaming systems like Apache Kafka coupled with NoSQL and NewSQL data stores are bringing instantaneous processing to the big data revolution....

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Straight talk on Apache Spark -- and why you should care

Apache Spark is not the 'speedy Swiss army knife,' but it could be the ticket for getting faster answers from your Hadoop cluster....

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Enjoy machine learning with Mahout on Hadoop

You can use the Hadoop ecosystem to manage your data. Now put that data to good use and apply machine learning via Mahout....

Connecting to Cassandra from Java

Learn how to connect to the Cassandra database and perform basic CRUD operations using CQL and the Cassandra Java Driver. ...

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Know this right now about Hadoop

Here's what you must know this instant about big data darling Hadoop and its expanding universe of add-ons and sub-projects -- from core elements like MapReduce and YARN to ancillaries like Flume and Sqoop....

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Java developers prefer JUnit, Jenkins, and Git

Survey also reveals two-thirds of Java developers are still using Java 7, and Scala topped the list of alternative JVM languages....

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Couchbase brings NoSQL power to mobile apps

Couchbase Mobile promises native embedded NoSQL on mobile devices, both to bolster apps and to help Couchbase stand apart from other NoSQL providers....

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