From Raw Data to Data Science: Adding Structure to Unstructured Data to Support Product Development

Posted by Rishi Nalin Kumar on  Nov 25, 2016

With unstructured database technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB and even JSON storage in Postgres, unstructured data has become remarkably easy to store and to process.

Advanced Use Cases for the Repository Pattern in .NET

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Oct 25, 2016

In many cases the repository pattern is an apparently unnecessary layer around the underlying data access technology. But once you have a repository in place, many new opportunities become available. 3

Implementation Strategies for the Repository Pattern with Entity Framework, Dapper, and Chain

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Oct 14, 2016

This article will focus on the basic functionality of the repository pattern and how that functionality would be implemented using three different styles of ORM. 3

Peter Cnudde on How Yahoo Uses Hadoop, Deep Learning and Big Data Platform

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Oct 13, 2016

Yahoo uses Hadoop for different use cases in big data & machine learning areas. InfoQ spoke with Peter Cnudde on how Yahoo leverages big data technologies.

A Quick Primer on Isolation Levels and Dirty Reads

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Oct 07, 2016

In this article we will explain what isolation levels and dirty reads are and how they are implemented in popular databases.

Traffic Data Monitoring Using IoT, Kafka and Spark Streaming

Posted by Amit Baghel on  Sep 28, 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging technology. One of the areas of IoT is the connected vehicles. In this article, we'll use Spark and Kafka to analyse and process IoT connected vehicle's data. 9

Big Data Processing with Apache Spark - Part 5: Spark ML Data Pipelines

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 24, 2016

In this fifth installment of Apache Spark article series, author Srini Penchikala discusses Spark ML package and how to use it to create and manage machine learning data pipelines. 2

Spark GraphX in Action Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 12, 2016

InfoQ spoke with authors of Spark GraphX in Action book, Apache Spark framework and what's coming up in the area of graph data processing and analytics.

Introduction to SQL Server Containers

Posted by Paul Stanton on  Sep 08, 2016

Containers are just around the corner for the Windows community, and this article takes a closer look at using SQL Server containers.