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While South Korea’s Samsung has made headlines around the world for its smartphone innovations and global market share, the content and app developers from the ‘hermit kingdom’ are yet to become as widely popular. Startups from Korea hope to change that perception, with support from the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) and […]
03 Mar 2014
With ever increasing volumes of data, companies have started stressing a lot on how to make sense accurately from this and hence the filed of Big Data has emerged. From retail to telco and pharma to digital marketing, data and analytics are becoming core to the business. While the world has now woken up to (and how!) and is engulfed in this boom, Crayon Data founder and CEO, Suresh Shankar has been part of this space since early 2000, with his first startup RedPill Solutions Pte Ltd., when there was no real market to speak of.
11 Jul 2013
CloudStory.in met with SiSense – the In-Chip Big Data analytics company at Structure 2013. Bruno Aziza (VP, Marketing) and Eldad Farkash (CTO) demoed their flagship Prism BI software and explained the technology behind it. Here is the summary. Company SiSense has offices in San Francisco and New York and its R&D is in Israel. They […]
05 Jul 2013
What is Big Data? How does it help? Amr Awadallah, CTO of Cloudera, one of the most popular cloud firms explained at a Yourstory-Accel Partners event in Bangalore. Read to learn more.
14 Mar 2013
The buzz in the startup eco-system around Big Data has also been tremendous. Quick, nimble startups that have been able to exploit Big Data technologies to provide business insights have been quickly snapped up, both by customers and Venture Capitalists! And to help this process along, YourStory.in along with Accel Partners are thrilled to announce that Amr Awadallah from Cloudera will be interacting with Indian entrepreneurs on 14th March in Bangalore.
07 Mar 2013
This article is for businesses who are interested to know more about Big Data and the multitude of opportunities it presents. It starts with how to identify if businesses have a big data problem, then proceeds to explain the key drivers of Big Data and finally describing 3 ways Big data can benefit businesses.
05 Mar 2013
When it comes to Hadoop everyone these days has a few stories to tell and that would of course include me. Let us start off with some history. Two years Ago, Me: This is the right time to jump on the Hadoop bandwagon and create some offerings. Stakeholders: What is this Hadoop. Me: Usual 15 […]
09 Oct 2012
Big Data is undoubtedly the latest trend in IT. From enterprises to startups, everyone is keenly following this space. The interesting aspect of Big Data is in its ability to create new opportunities in the ecosystem. In the last few years, there are many startups that sprung up with a Big Data focused product and […]
31 Aug 2012
“A picture is worth a thousand words”. This seems to be the premise on which Gramener, the new age data visualization company is built. Founded in 2010 with its headquarters in Hyderabad, India, Gramener is one of the first few companies to be based on the big data and the visualization service offerings. A couple […]
10 Aug 2012
Let me start by setting the context – who is a Mumbai Dabbawala? “Dabba” literally means a box and a Dabbawala is a person who carries the box. Everyday, thousands of Mumbaikars (a slang that refers to the residents of Mumbai, the financial capital of India) rely on the Dabbawalas to deliver their lunch boxes […]
18 Jul 2012
Having introduced various components of Hadoop Ecosystem in part 1 and part 2, the last part of this series covers Hive, HBase, Mahout, Sqoop and ZooKeeper. Hive Apache Hive is a data warehouse infrastructure built on top of Hadoop for providing data summarization, query and analysis. Using Hadoop was not easy for end users, especially […]
23 Apr 2012
In part 1 of this series, we introduced the Hadoop Ecosystem. We will cover HDFS and MapReduce in this part. HDFS When a dataset outgrows the storage capacity of a single physical machine, it becomes necessary to partition it across a number of separate machines. Filesystems that manage the storage across a network of machines […]
06 Apr 2012
We live in the data age! Web has been growing rapidly in size as well as scale during the last 10 years and shows no signs of slowing down. Statistics show that every passing year more data gets generated than all the previous years combined. Moore's law not only holds true for hardware but for […]
03 Apr 2012
Giving a big boost to Apache Hadoop, Oracle has released a Hadoop Appliance powered by Cloudera’s distribution. This is a follow up to an announcement that Oracle made at OpenWorld in October 2011. This release from Oracle validates the momentum that Apache Hadoop has gained in the recent past. The Oracle Big Data Appliance bundles […]
10 Jan 2012
Many industry experts analyzed and predicted the Cloud Computing trends for 2012. Here is a list of what I think is in store for the Cloud this New Year. SSD based Cloud Storage – I was hoping to see the Cloud storage vendors offering SSD based storage options in 2011. But, for some reason that […]
03 Jan 2012