Get Real with Attunity Replicate

Get Real with Attunity Replicate

Real-time analytics capabilities are all the rage in the Big Data world. Analytic database vendors love to bring up the “real-time capability” of their products. Before you get too excited, know that most of the time they should be adding “sort of” to that line. The...
The Internet of Things – Beyond the Hype

The Internet of Things – Beyond the Hype

Unless you have been living in a cave, the term Internet of Things (IoT) has reached your ears.  The term has been gaining traction, but a few questions come to mind when we talk about the IoT – 1. Is it just a Hype? and 2. Is there more to the IoT, or is this...
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...