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Mirko Krivanek's Blog – May 2014 Archive (10)

List of NoSQL Databases

Interesting article posted on NoSQL-database.org, listing 150 databases. Here are some highlights.

Databases are categorized in the following categories:

  • Wide Column Store / Column Families
  • Document Store
  • Key Value / Tuple Store
  • Graph Databases 
  • Multimodel Databases
  • Object Databases
  • Grid & Cloud Database Solutions
  • XML…
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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Three interesting but little known programming languages

The descriptions below are from Wikipedia.

Julia Set

Julia…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 27, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

The 10 Algorithms That Dominate Our World

Interested article published by…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 25, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

77 People Who Truly Have Written Interesting Things About Data

This list is a bit old (I think 2011), but it features a bunch of very interesting people, true data scientists who can't afford wasting their time to post on Twitter - unlike other similar lists published by journalists.

Featured DSC…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 23, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

50 big data companies to follow

Posted on Sandhill.…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 20, 2014 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Proposal for a new type of scoring system

In digital analytics, scoring Internet traffic is used to detect click fraud, and to find types of search keywords that convert well (to a sale). Quite often (for large ad networks) conversion data is poor or challenging: some clicks have a 0.2% conversion rate, some have a 30% - depending on the type of website, price, product, conversion type and other factors (even hour of the day has an impact).…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 18, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Science News Cycle

Interesting cartoon, epitomizing innumeracy  (or simulated innumeracy). Necessary in today academia to survive and get grants.

Source: http://tapastic.com/episode/12010

Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 13, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

How the gap between data science and statistics grew over time

Very interesting article published by the American Statistical Association. The picture below compares computer science with statistical science - before (I guess the early nineties) versus now. The column labeled CS3 (CS for Computer Science) represents modern computer science, actually this is data science. What's left in statistics is for the reader to guess, I suppose.…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 6, 2014 at 7:36am — 1 Comment

72 Infographics about big data

From BigData-Startups. The infographics below is just one of them.

Here's the list:

  1. How The USA Federal Government Thinks Big With Data
  2. Are You Ready For The Future of the Internet of Things?
  3. How Big Data Centers Impact the Environment
  4. A Look Into How Data Centers Actually Work
  5. How Big Data Gives Retailers a…
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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 2, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

45 surprising facts about big data

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 2, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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