Big Data implementations – 2 common mistakes

Big Data is a term used to refer to an ecosystem where huge amount of unstructured data is handled to typically meet the analytics/reporting needs of organizations. We have had our own share of excitement and problems while implementing such solution in our IT shop. Couple of years back, we had a data handling system…

Getting started with Hadoop

Purpose of this post is to help Java developers new to Hadoop. Especially those folks who have read about Hadoop and Big Data but are unsure about how to get started. Problem is that the Hadoop related APIs require a complicated infrastructure to be setup even before you can run a “Hello World” type of…