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  • Top 10 Hadoop Interview Questions & Answers

    Q1. What exactly is Hadoop?
    A1. Hadoop is a Big Data framework to process huge amount of different types of data in parallel to achieve performance benefits.

    Q2. What are 5 Vs of Big Data ?
    A2. Volume – Size of the data
    Velocity – Speed of change of data
    Variety – Different types of data : Structured, Semi-Structured, Unstructured data.

    Q3. Give me examples of Unstructured data.
    A3. Images, Videos, Audios etc.

    Q4. Tell me about Hadoop file system…

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  • When coming across the term “text search”, one usually thinks of a large body of text, which is indexed in a way that makes it possible to quickly look up one or more search terms when they are entered by a user. This is a classic problem for computer scientists, to…

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  • 7 familiar myths regarding Big Data analytics

    Big Data analytics is in the buzz since a while, but people still have various misconceptions about it and the way it functions to assist you in transforming your business goals. Irrespective of the industry you are into, your company processes a huge amount of data raw data that can be tapered to a more organized form.

    Let’s have a look on the common myths about Big Data:-

    1. Big Data means lots of data

    When you hear Big Data, instinctively an image of loads of…

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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…

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  • 25 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data

    Guest blog post by Robert J. Abate.

    In the past, I have published on the value of information, big data, advanced analytics and the Abate Information Triangle and have recently been asked to give my humble opinion on the future of Big Data.

    I have been fortunate to have been on three panels recently at industry conferences which discussed this very question with such industry thought leaders as:…

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  • Originally posted here by Bernard Marr.

    When you learn about Big Data you will sooner or later come across this odd sounding word: Hadoop - but what exactly is it?

    Put simply, Hadoop can be thought of as a set of open source programs and procedures (meaning essentially they are free for anyone to use or modify, with a few exceptions)…

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  • Guide To Budget Friendly Data Mining

    Unlike traditional application programming, where API functions are changing every day, database programming basically remains the same. The first version of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET was released in February 2002, with a new version released about every…

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  • Top 10 Commercial Hadoop Platforms

    Guest blog post by Bernard Marr

    Hadoop – the software framework which provides the necessary tools to carry out Big Data analysis – is widely used in industry and commerce for many Big Data related tasks.

    It is open source, essentially meaning that it is free for anyone to use for any purpose, and can be modified for any use. While designed to be user-friendly, in its “raw” state it still needs…

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