How to create a data lake for fun and profit

July 24, 2014
The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it
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The 10 worst big data practices

July 17, 2014
It's a new world full of shiny toys, but some have sharp edges. Don't hurt yourself or others. Learn to play nice with them
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DataStax 4.5 turbocharges Cassandra speed and security

July 10, 2014
Leading column-family NoSQL database gets an enterprise-grade makeover, with blazing in-memory speed, Hadoop integration, and granular security controls
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MongoDB grows up -- and shows off its enterprise cred

July 03, 2014
At the MongoDB World conference, the NoSQL darling got new enterprise-grade features and a Fortune 500 hug. Can MongoDB survive the embrace?
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Do Twitter analysis the easy way with MongoDB

June 27, 2014
There's gold in all them tweets if you have Hadoop -- or not. For simple Twitter analysis, try MongoDB's aggregation framework
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Get to know Cassandra, the NoSQL maverick

June 19, 2014
Cassandra may not get the NoSQL spotlight, but it's fantastic for certain jobs -- just ask Netflix and Instagram
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Expert interview: How to scale Django

June 12, 2014
Eventbrite's John Shuping and Simon Willison reveal all about scaling Django, the Python Web framework developers love
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Straight talk on Apache Spark -- and why you should care

June 05, 2014
Apache Spark is not the 'speedy Swiss army knife,' but it could be the ticket for getting faster answers from your Hadoop cluster
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Enjoy machine learning with Mahout on Hadoop

May 29, 2014
You can use the Hadoop ecosystem to manage your data. Now put that data to good use and apply machine learning via Mahout
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Know this right now about Hadoop

May 23, 2014
Here's what you must know this instant about big data darling Hadoop and its expanding universe of add-ons and subprojects
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