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  • Introduction

    By now, you have probably heard of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), especially if you are data analyst or someone who is responsible for moving data from one system to another. However, what are the benefits that HDFS has over relational databases?

    HDFS…

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  • Data is a key asset of any company, particularly transactional data which holds business secrets such as financial or health records. Data is most vulnerable in transit between the server that stores it and that client that requests it.

    The standard approach to ensuring security is to encrypt data on the server…

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  • Top Hadoop Big Data Interview Questions and Answers

    Find below the list of Hadoop interview questions and answers jotted down to help job seekers

    Question: What is Hadoop and its workings?

    Answer: When “Big Data” appeared as problematic, Apache Hadoop changed as an answer to it. Apache Hadoop is a context which offers us numerous facilities or tools to store and development of Big Data. It benefits in analysing Big Data and creation business decisions out of it, which can’t be done professionally and successfully using…

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  • Guest blog post by Bill Vorhies

    Summary:  The shortage of data scientists is driving a growing number of developers to fully Automated Predictive Analytic platforms.  Some of these offer true One-Click Data-In-Model-Out capability, playing to Citizen Data Scientists with limited or no data science expertise.  Who are these players and what does it mean for the…

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  • Ten top languages for crunching Big Data

    Guest blog post by Bernard Marr

    With an ever-growing number of businesses turning to Big Data and analytics to generate insights, there is a greater need than ever for people with the technical skills to apply analytics to real-world problems.

    Computer programming is still at the core of the skillset needed to create algorithms…

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  • Recent technological advancement has seen a lot of sectors improve and the analytics sector has not been left behind. The latest advances in the Apache Hadoop system is a major improvement to the Hadoop’s viability as far as data storage is concerned. With these advances, it is clear that SQL…

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  • PhalconPHP: A Solution for High-load RESTful APIs

    BY Andrew Belousoff

    Suppose you need to create a high-load project based on a PHP MVC framework. You would probably use caching wherever possible. Maybe you would build the project in a single file, or maybe even write your own MVC framework with minimal functionality, or rewrite some parts of another framework. While, yes, this works, it’s a…

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  • Data Engineering

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    With the rise of  and data science, many engineering roles are being challenged and expanded. One new-age role is .

    Originally, the purpose of data engineering was the loading of external data sources and the designing of databases (designing and developing pipelines to…

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