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  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Monitoring Infrastructures

    by Dave Josephsen on  Jul 20, 2015

    There is a right way and a wrong way to engineer effective telemetry systems and there is a finite combination of practices which — whatever your choice of individual tools — are predictive of success. If you are building or designing your next monitoring system, take a look at this short list of habits exhibited by the most successful monitoring systems in the world today.

  • The Promise of Healthcare Analytics

    by Seth Earley on  Jun 21, 2015

    Data analytics play a central role in the healthcare system by improving outcomes and quality of life while helping to control costs. In this article, author describes the role analytics can play with the emerging wearable technologies with biophysical interfaces, physiological sensors, and embedded diagnostic tools.

  • Shaping Big Data Through Constraints Analysis

    by Carlos Bueno on  May 12, 2015

    In this article, author Carlos Bueno describes a method for analyzing constraints on the shape and flow of data in systems. He talks about the factors useful for system analysis like working set & average transaction sizes, request & update rates, consistency, locality, computation, and latency. He also discusses big data architecture details of two use cases, movie streaming and face recognition.

R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics – Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Feb 07, 2015

The book "R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics" authored by Jared Lander covers R language and how to use it for data analytics and visualizations. InfoQ spoke with Jared about the book.

Big Data Processing with Apache Spark – Part 1: Introduction

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jan 30, 2015

Apache Spark is an open source big data framework built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. In this article, Srini Penchikala discusses how Spark helps with big data processing. 3

Matt Schumpert on Datameer Smart Execution

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 13, 2014

Datameer, a big data analytics application for Hadoop, introduced Datameer 5.0 with Smart Execution to enhance the data analytics. InfoQ spoke with Matt Schumpert from Datameer about the new product.

Analytics Across the Enterprise: How IBM Realizes Business Value from Big Data and Analytics

Posted by Alex Giamas on  Oct 27, 2014

"Analytics Across the Enterprise" book is a collection of experiences by analytics practitioners in IBM. InfoQ spoke with authors about lessons learned and IBM technologies in the Big Data area.

Cindy Walker on Data Management Best Practices and Data Analytics Center of Excellence

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jul 13, 2014

Cindy Walker spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference about using semantic approaches to augment data management practices. InfoQ spoke with her about these best practices and data analytics.

Lambda Architecture: Design Simpler, Resilient, Maintainable and Scalable Big Data Solutions

Posted by Daniel Jebaraj on  Mar 12, 2014

Lambda Architecture proposes a simpler, elegant paradigm designed to process large amounts of data. In this article, author discusses Lambda Architecture with the help of a sample Java application. 20

Agility, Big Data, and Analytics

Posted by Ken Collier on  Nov 27, 2013

How do you bringing agility into big data? Learn what makes analytics uniquely different than application development, and how to adapt agile principles and practices to the nuances of analytics.

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