Category Archives: Big Data Technologies

10 Ways Wire Data Helps Conquer IT Complexity

This white paper from Slashdot Media explains the value of wire data in practical, simple-to-understand terms. With a robust wire data analytics solution, IT teams can automatically detect problems across the entire IT environment, spot data theft by flagging queries from untrusted sources, select unique pieces of transaction payloads to […]

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Packt’s Hadoop Book Bundle — A Free 182 Page Sampler

A collection of Hadoop tips, tricks, and information from Packt Publishing. This Packt e-book bundle includes materials from 5 informative guides on Hadoop. You’ll enjoy a sample chapter from each title included below: Hadoop MapReduce Cookbook Hadoop Operations and Cluster Management Cookbook Big Data Analytics with R and Hadoop Scaling […]

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Apache HBase: The NoSQL Database for Hadoop and Big Data

HBase is the Hadoop database. Think of it as a distributed, scalable Big Data store. Use this reference card to get started with Apache HBase today. Use HBase when you need random, real-time read/write access to your Big Data. The goal of the HBase project is to host very large […]

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Big Data Machine Learning: Patterns for Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics is about predicting future outcome based on analyzing data collected previously. Use this Refcard as a cheat sheet for learning patterns for predictive analytics. We will start by discussing two phases. First is the training phase where you will learn a model from training data. Next is the […]

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Hadoop For Dummies — Free Sample Chapter

Let Hadoop For Dummies help harness the power of your data and rein in the information overload Big data has become big business, and companies and organizations of all sizes are struggling to find ways to retrieve valuable information from their massive data sets with becoming overwhelmed. Enter Hadoop and […]

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Professional Hadoop Solutions–Free Sample Chapter

The go-to guidebook for deploying Big Data solutions with Hadoop Today's enterprise architects need to understand how the Hadoop frameworks and APIs fit together, and how they can be integrated to deliver real-world solutions. This book is a practical, detailed guide to building and implementing those solutions, with code-level instruction […]

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Big Data Basics

An Introduction to Big Data and How It Is Changing Business Amazingly, 90% of the data in the world today has been created only in the last two years. With the increase of mobile devices, social media networks, and the sharing of digital photos and videos, we are continuing to […]

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Information Storage and Management–Free Sample Chapter

This authoritative guide is essential for getting up to speed on the newest advances in information storage and management. This new edition of the unparalleled bestseller serves as a full training course all in one and as the world's largest data storage company, EMC is the ideal author for such […]

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Big Data Turns Labor Information into Gold

Transform the vast amounts of your existing labor information into important business value with these big data strategies. Today, manufacturers are surrounded by the buzz about Big Data — as well as by the flood of information it represents. Why should they care? The answer is that a Big Data […]

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Analytics and Big Data for the Mid-Market

The topic of “big data” has grabbed headlines over the past few years, but most of this attention has focused on a small percentage of large enterprises. However, big data is not just an issue for the select few, as mid-market organizations are increasingly dealing with many of the same […]

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Hadoop Illuminated–Free 72 Page eBook

Gentle Introduction of Hadoop and Big Data This Hadoop book was written with following goals and principles: Make Hadoop accessible to a wider audience — not just the highly technical crowd. There are a few unique chapters that you won't find in other Hadoop books, for example: Hadoop use cases […]

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Wiley Big Data & Analytics — Free 182 Page Sampler

Techniques and Trade Set Ups from Top Traders. Tips and Tricks to Grow Your Business This Wiley Business e-book sampler includes selected materials from seven recently published titles in Wiley’s Marketing, Tech, Design, Management, and Business lists. The material that is included for each selection is the book’s full Table […]

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Big Data Marketing: Engage Your Customers More Effectively and Drive Value

Leverage big data insights to improve customer experiences and insure business success. Many of today's businesses find themselves caught in a snarl of internal data, paralyzed by internal silos, and executing antiquated marketing approaches. As a result, consumers are losing patience, shareholders are clamoring for growth and differentiation, and marketers […]

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Oracle: Big Data for the Enterprise

Today the term big data draws a lot of attention, but behind the hype there’s a simple story. For decades, companies have been making business decisions based on transactional data stored in relational databases. Beyond that critical data, however, is a potential treasure trove of non-traditional, less structured data: weblogs, […]

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Harnessing BIG DATA to Grow Revenue

Discover how to mend the gap between social data and ROI. Social data is the key to more relevant marketing. Are you seizing the opportunity?90 percent of the world’s big data was created in the past two years alone. Despite the volume and scope of this data, however, businesses are […]

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The Truth About Big Data

Big Data is all the rage today. There’s a lot of buzz about how it will transform your business with diagnostics and dashboards distributed directly to business users. The truth is someday Big Data will do just that… if your organization can clear a few hurdles in getting it under […]

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Active Management for Active Data

As today’s enterprises scramble to redefine their information management roadmaps to deal with Big Data, vendors have begun to pursue a new vision of what an Enterprise Information Management ‘stack’ should contain. Gone are the old school strategies – adding storage and building mega-repositories. In are the new paradigm ‘active […]

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Case Study: Turn Big Data into Big Money

How one company earned $3.7 million from Big Data in 60 days. This study reveals how the careful application of “Big Data” in email marketing can lead to increases in revenue. One B2C company in a highly regulated industry was able to re-engage its highest-potential prospects via email campaigns after […]

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