Category Big Data

Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases

Spark 2015 Vision

Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here’s a look at “fog computing,” cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios. by James Kobielus To survive the competitive struggles, every fresh technological innovation must…

Cassandra lowers the barriers to big data


An InfoWorld Test Center overview of the nuts and bolts of Cassandra: A free, open source NoSQL datastore that supports rapid and massive growth By Rick Grehan Apache Cassandra is a free, open source NoSQL database designed to manage very…

Fraud Prevention in a Big Data Environment

SAP announced Tuesday a new analytic application to help enterprises detect, investigate, analyze and prevent fraud in Big Data environments. March 19, 2013 by Derek Klobucher Christchurch, New Zealand is rebuilding after a devastating earthquake two years ago and recovering…

SAP Speeds Deployment Time for Big Data Analytics

SAP’s Big Data Transition Strategy will be studied in MBA programs a few years from now. The company is disrupting its industry with revolutionary solutions without disrupting its customers. Needless to say, that’s a hard thing to do.