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Is Spark The Data Platform Of The Future?

Hadoop has been the foundation for data programmes since Big Data hit the big time. It has been the launching point for data programmes for almost every company who is serious about their data offerings.

However, as we predicted we are seeing that the rise in in-memory databases has seen the need for companies to adopt frameworks that harness this power effectively.

It was therefore…


Added by Chris Towers on March 13, 2015 at 3:42am — 4 Comments

Powering Patient Care Using Big Data

Did you know that our bodies have over 150 trillion gigabytes of data within it? That is enough to fill 75 billion 16GB iPads.

Although we cannot harness this kind of data to help us store data or to help build complex internal databases, we can use it successfully in healthcare.

This practice is in its infancy at present, but has opened up significant opportunities that are going to grow in the future.

Continuous Update

The way that people…


Added by Chris Towers on March 11, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

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