• August 30, 2010 30 Aug'10

    Monash on things that underly surge of Big Data

    The end of the conventional RDB and birth of new DB types has been heard before, but the established RDB has usually won out. Early this year I'd asked Curt Monash, president of Monash Research, ...  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2010 30 Aug'10

    Analysis: Big Data skills

    Big Data skills include natural language processing and text mining, and familiarity with Clojure, Scala, Python, Hadoop and Java; also useful are data mining skills with tools like R and Mathlab; finally, look for scripting and functional language ...  Continue Reading

  • August 25, 2010 25 Aug'10

    Turning events into objects: A tale of two systems

    In event-driven architecture, each new source of event data should allow new kinds of measurements or actions, but taking underlying infrastructure and enabling it to feed event mechanisms is not an easy task. How do events become objects? Here is a...  Continue Reading