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Zygimantas Jacikevicius's Blog Posts Tagged 'Big Data' (6)

The Panama Papers – how did they pull off history’s biggest data leak?

Find out how Data to Value’s Graph Data software partners Neo4j and Linkurious have been used in the Panama Papers investigation.

Recently there has been a lot of interest around the newly published Panama papers. This giant trove of data that is said to contain a whopping 11.5 million documents or…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on April 7, 2016 at 4:59am — No Comments

Top 6 Data Modeling Tools

Businesses these days rely heavily on data to make important decisions on a day-to-day basis. The flow of correct and consistent data is of great importance for business users to make quick and well informed decisions. The flow and relationships of data need to be defined and structured to ensure best results. This process is called Data Modelling. To avoid human error and speed up the process specialised software is used to help with building a logical data model, a physical data…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on November 26, 2015 at 1:42am — 3 Comments

The Hadoop Ecosystem: HDFS, Yarn, Hive, Pig, HBase and growing...

Hadoop is the leading open-source software framework developed for scalable, reliable and distributed computing. With the world producing data in the zettabyte range there is a growing need for cheap, scalable, reliable and fast computing to process and make sense of all of this data. The underlying technology for Hadoop framework was created by Google as there…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on November 25, 2015 at 1:20am — 4 Comments

Top 5 graph visualisation tools

Data visualisation is the process of displaying data in visual formats such as charts, graphs or maps. This method is commonly used to grasp more meaning out of a snapshot of data which in other approaches might require sorting through piles of spreadsheets and great quantity of reports. With the amount of data growing rapidly it is more important than ever to interpret all of this information correctly and quickly to make well-informed business decisions.

Graph visualisation has a…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on November 23, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

An introduction to ElasticSearch

Search engines are now an integral part of people’s everyday lives. We are used to having access to information at the click of a button. However we rarely think how much work goes into this ability to search for information. Search engine software has become extremely advanced in recent years, now using complex algorithms to provide the most relevant information with predictive search and search suggestion capabilities. Many engines can do this in real-time, processing millions of…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on September 28, 2015 at 1:54am — No Comments

Introduction to open data

Today the world generates vast quantities of data each day that can be used to enhance the quality of living of virtually anyone in the world. Information is power but also a tool for supporting development, knowledge sharing and social initiatives. Tracking natural disasters, crowdsourcing rainfall data and mapping out the night’s sky are amongst a diverse range of…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on September 22, 2015 at 3:58am — 1 Comment

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