The IBM Apple MobileFirst Strategy
You may have seen some of the marketing material surrounding the IBM / Apple MobileFirst for iOS initiative. On the face of it, it’s a suite of powerful applications which takes IBM’s back-end experience and combines it with the user-interface and mobility of the Apple iOS platform. In this post, I’m taking a look a […]
What’s new in the world of Big Data and Cloud
Three things you need to know from the week of September 7 – 13, 2014 Apache Cassandra – Cassandra continues to gather momentum as a preferred noSQL database, both in terms of commercial backing and performance. Apache Cassandra v2.1, was announced at September 11 at the Cassandra Summit. The most important change is a significant improvement in […]
What is Big Data and Hadoop?
And what can they do for my organization? The availability of large data sets presents new opportunities and challenges to organizations of all sizes. So what is Big Data? How can Hadoop help me solve problems in processing large, complex data sets? In this new video you will learn what is Hadoop, actual examples of […]
Announcing New IT Training Courses: Make Better Use of Your Company’s Data
Curious about how you can enhance your AngularJS or SQL server skills? Or do you want to learn how to capitalize on data stored in Hadoop? Develop your IT skills and make more informed business decisions with the addition of our three new IT training courses! Our 3-4 day courses are designed to deliver both […]
Big, Simple or Elastic?
I recently audited Learning Tree’s Hadoop Development course. That course is listed under the “Big Data” curriculum. It was a pretty good course. During the course, though, I got to thinking “What is ‘Big Data’ anyway?” As far as I have been able to deduce, many things that come from Google have the prefix “Big” (e.g. […]