Andrew Lampitt

Shopzilla buys into big data for fast meta-shopping

VoltDB handles terabytes of daily updates, with up to 100,000 database writes per second, for comparison shopping service

NoSQL helps push the envelope of online advertising

Powered by the Aerospike NoSQL database, Acuity's real-time advertising exchange serves the right ads to the right eyeballs in record time

The real story of how big data analytics helped Obama win

HP Vertica played a major role, as did an org structure that centralized analytics and lowered barriers between teams

Twitter's programmers speed Hadoop development

To analyze enormous volumes of metadata and messages, Twitter turned to Hadoop -- plus the Cascading framework to vastly simplify MapReduce development

Evernote buys into big data analytics for a song

To collect and analyze data on 200 million daily events, Evernote transitioned from a MySQL data warehouse to a hybrid environment of Hadoop and ParAccel

Giving big data publishing the royal treatment

U.K. royal society jumps into 21st century with the MarkLogic NoSQL database, opening 170 years of content to public view

Powering real-time marketing with big data analytics

Data integration, columnar database solution enable marketing agency to crunch hundreds of terabytes, deliver 360-degree view of customers

General Electric lays out big plans for big data

Drawing on sensor data collected by GE industrial products, a new wave of analytics will create vast opportunities across a range of industries

Astronomers crunch big data to map the galaxies

The first cloud analytics platform for astronomy uses machine learning to process hundreds of terabytes of imagery and metadata

Experian credits big data for real-time marketing

Hadoop and HBase connect the dots of consumer touch points by processing 100 million records per hour for one of the world's largest credit bureaus

Big data visualization: A big deal for eBay

As one of the world's largest e-commerce websites, eBay analyzes huge quantities of data -- with data visualization providing valuable insight across the company

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