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January 2016 Blog Posts (6)

Do You Really Need a Big Data Strategy?

With increasing frequency, CIOs are being asked by their senior management, “What’s our big data strategy?”  But do you really need a big data strategy?

In our view, companies should instead focus on data…

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Added by Gabriel Lowy on January 26, 2016 at 11:48am — No Comments

Three Big Data Trends for 2016

Is your company poised to take advantage of three key trends in Big Data? Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data and mainframe software, recently released the results of its second annual Hadoop survey. Based on the survey results there are three areas that companies will focus on in 2016, to realize the full potential of Big Data analytics.

         First, Apache Spark will move from a talking point into deployment. Nearly 70 percent of survey respondents are interested in Apache…

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Added by John McCure on January 22, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New tools in FlyElephant and announcement of webinars

FlyElephant team wishes a Happy New Year. We started this year with an expansion of tools' list, webinars and the formation of a community around the platform.

FlyElephant is a platform that provides scientists with computing infrastructure for calculation and automates routine tasks and allows focus on the core issues of research.

Octave and Scilab have now…

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Added by Dmitry Spodarets on January 12, 2016 at 4:11am — No Comments

Learn Everything about Sentiment Analysis using R

Today I will explain you how to create a basic Movie review engine based on the tweets by people using R. The implementation of the Review Engine will be as follows:
  • Gets Tweets from Twitter
  • Clean the data
  • Create a Word Cloud
  • Create a data dictionary
  • Score each tweet.

Gets Tweets from Twitter:

First step is to fetch the data from Twitter. In R, we have facility to call the twitter API using package…
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Added by suresh kumar gorakala on January 11, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Europe Big Data Market - Analysis and Forecast 2018

Big Data includes technologies include Hadoop, cloud-based analytics, and scalable data storage. Big data market is grooming significantly. It is used most extensively today with business intelligence and analytics applicationsBig Data help you to understand the information contained within the data and help to identify the data which is most important for the business future business…

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Added by Emma R on January 7, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Pointers in New Apache Spark 1.6 Release

In this new year 2016, we should be excited that Apache Spark community have released and announced the availability of Apache Spark 1.6, which is the 7th release on the 1.x line.

  • Committers – Contributors to Spark had crossed 1000, which is doubled.
  • Patches – Apache Spark 1.6 version includes & covers 1000 patches.
  • Run SQL query on files – This feature helps user and application to…
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Added by Kumar Chinnakali on January 5, 2016 at 8:05pm — No Comments

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