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  • Traffic Data Monitoring Using IoT, Kafka and Spark Streaming

    by Amit Baghel on  Sep 28, 2016 9

    Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging disruptive technology and becoming an increasing topic of interest. One of the areas of IoT application is the connected vehicles. In this article we'll use Apache Spark and Kafka technologies to analyse and process IoT connected vehicle's data and send the processed data to real time traffic monitoring dashboard.

  • Spark GraphX in Action Book Review and Interview

    by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 12, 2016

    “Spark GraphX in Action” book from Manning Publications, authored by Michael Malak and Robin East, provides a tutorial based coverage of Spark GraphX, the graph data processing library from Apache Spark framework. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and Spark GraphX library as well as overall Spark framework and what's coming up in the area of graph data processing and analytics.

  • Lana Gibson on Using Analytics to Influence Content Design

    by Shane Hastie on  Feb 28, 2016

    Lana Gibson gave a talk at the AgileNZ conference on using analytics data to design website content, based on her experiences as Content Performance Lead working on the GOV.UK whole of government website.

Getting Ready for IoT’s Big Data Challenges with Couchbase Mobile

Posted by Ralph Winzinger on  Jan 20, 2016

Our physical world is about to become digitally enabled and according to various predictions, there will be many billions of IoT devices going online and collecting data in the coming years. 2

Big Data Processing with Apache Spark - Part 3: Spark Streaming

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jan 07, 2016

In this article, third installment of Apache Spark series, author discusses Apache Spark Streaming framework for processing real-time streaming data using a log analytics sample application. 7

7 Habits of Highly Effective Monitoring Infrastructures

Posted by Dave Josephsen on  Jul 20, 2015

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. 1

The Promise of Healthcare Analytics

Posted by Seth Earley on  Jun 21, 2015

In this article, author describes the role of data analytics in healthcare space with emerging wearable technologies like biophysical interfaces, physiological sensors and embedded diagnostic tools.

Shaping Big Data Through Constraints Analysis

Posted by Carlos Bueno on  May 12, 2015

In this article, Carlos Bueno describes a method for analyzing constraints on the shape and flow of data in systems. He also discusses details of two use cases, movie streaming and face recognition.

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

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