By now it should not come as a surprise that Big Data and the Cloud are two trends slowly converging into one major trend. Many organizations are thinking of a cloud solution for their IT and that is not a surprise. In fact, already in 2012 KPMG found that 81% of organizations were either evaluating cloud services, planned a cloud implementation or had already implemented a … [Read more...] about 7 Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Public or Private Cloud
Companies across the globe are beginning to realize the immense value that Big Data can add to their business. More and more of them are implementing Big Data each day. If your company too, is on the verge of putting Big Data to work, then there are a few things you need to know. There are two ways to go about using Big Data establishing it on your companys premises or using a … [Read more...] about Cloud vs. In-house: Which Hadoop Option is Right for You?
Big data comes with a lot of new terminology that is sometimes hard to understand. Therefore we have created an extensive Big Data glossary that should give some insights. Some of the definitions refer to a corresponding blog post. Of course this big data glossary is not 100% complete, so please let us know if there are missing terminology that you would like to see … [Read more...] about An Extensive Glossary Of Big Data Terminology
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, food production must increase with 60% to be able to feed the growing population expected to hit 9 billion in 2050. John Deere uses big data to step into the future of farming to help farmers achieve this ambitious target. In 2012 they have released several products that can connect John Deeres equipment with … [Read more...] about John Deere Is Revolutionizing Farming With Big Data