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Big Data Industry Predictions for 2016

In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new trends leading into 2016, we here at insideBIGDATA reached out to all our friends across the big data industry to get their insights and predictions for what may be coming. We were very encouraged to hear such exciting perspectives.

451 Research: New Analysis of the IoT Market Predicts Key Trends for 2016

In its newly released 2016 IoT Preview Report, 2016 Trends in the Internet of Things, 451 Research identifies the key challenges facing this emerging sector, and six top trends that will drive 2016

insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research

In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research, the goal is to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

An Overview of Spark SQL

This article is the fourth in a series that explores a high-level view of how and why many companies are deploying Apache Spark as a solution for their big data technology requirements.

Actian Survey Shows Legacy Data Management Platforms Breaking Under the Demands of Modern Analytic Workloads and Data Volumes

The ability of legacy data warehousing platforms and BI tools to glean insights from big data is decreasing exponentially as more sources of data are poured into them, according to a new survey involving more than 250 senior executives. The survey, sponsored by Actian Corporation, found analytic workloads are failing in traditional technology environments that are pervasive across enterprise networks.

Looking at Spark from a Hadoop Lens

This article is the third in a series that explores a high-level view of how and why many companies are deploying Apache Spark as a solution for their big data technology requirements.

The Data Science Industry: Who Does What

Our friends over at DataCamp took a look at this avalanche of data science job postings in an attempt to unravel these cool-sounding and playful job titles into a comparison of different data science related careers. The infographic below, “The Data Science Industry: Who Does What”, summarizes the results.

Why is Apache Spark So Hot?

An Insider’s Guide to Apache Spark is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new computing framework. As one of the most exciting and widely adopted open-source projects, Apache Spark in-memory clusters are driving new opportunities for application development as well as increased intake of IT infrastructure. This article is the second in a series that explores a high-level view of how and why many companies are deploying Apache Spark as a solution for their big data technology requirements.

Talend Survey Reveals Real-Time Big Data Key to Cyber Monday Success

With the holidays rapidly approaching, merchants need strategies to convert digital shoppers. A recent survey from our friends over at Talend found some important online shopping trends.

An Insider’s Guide to Apache Spark

An Insider’s Guide to Apache Spark is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new computing framework. As one of the most exciting and widely adopted open-source projects, Apache Spark in-memory clusters are driving new opportunities for application development as well as increased intake of IT infrastructure.