Who cares about Ambari? zData does…

Who cares about Ambari? zData does…

Apache Ambari Overview In this article, we’ll be covering features, benefits, and functionality of the Apache Ambari project. By the end you’ll be able to see just how valuable the Ambari framework is and be convinced to give it a try! About Ambari Apache...
Apache Storm vs. Apache Spark

Apache Storm vs. Apache Spark

Storm and Spark This is the last post in the series on real-time systems. In the first post we discussed Apache Storm and Apache Kafka. In the second post we discussed Apache Spark (Streaming). In both posts we examined a small Twitter Sentiment Analysis program....
Real Time Streaming with Apache Spark

Real Time Streaming with Apache Spark

Twitter/Real Time Streaming with Apache Spark (Streaming) This is the second post in a series on real-time systems tangential to the Hadoop ecosystem. Last time, we talked about Apache Kafka and Apache Storm for use in a real-time processing engine. Today, we will be...
Real Time Streaming with Apache Storm and Apache Kafka

Real Time Streaming with Apache Storm and Apache Kafka

Kenny Ballou  |  zData Inc. Big Data Engineer  | @kennyballou The following post is one in the series of real-time systems tangential to the Hadoop ecosystem.  First, exploring both Apache Storm and Apache Kafka as a part of a real-time processing engine. These two...
Welcome Boise and Scottsdale to the zData Family!

Welcome Boise and Scottsdale to the zData Family!

Headquartered in San Francisco, zData Inc. is expanding into new territory and spreading their BIG DATA roots.  With the opening of their Boise, Idaho office and training facility last September – they now have a fourth location in Scottsdale, Arizona that...
Real Time Analytics

Real Time Analytics

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc.    Introduction Many companies have realized the value of applying machine learning techniques to the data they’ve already collected in a batch oriented way, but a lot of them are still struggling to apply the...