Tag: Big Data

Load CSV Data into Couchbase using Apache Spark

I've been spending a lot of time working with Big Data tools lately, in particular Apache Spark. In case you're unfamiliar, Apache Spark is an incredibly efficient tool for processing massive amounts of data. It performs significantly better than MapReduce,...

NDP Episode #1: NoSQL in the Perspective of Industry Leaders

I am pleased to announce the first ever NoSQL Database Podcast episode hosted by Couchbase. The episode is titled NoSQL in the Perspective of Industry Leaders and focuses on a lot of introductory material for NoSQL in general. In the...

The Big Data / Fast Data Gap

Big Data Apache Hadoop the big data platform. It was designed to derive value from volume. It can store and process a lot of data at rest, big data. It was designed for analytics. It was not designed for velocity....

Internet of Things (IoT), it’s not Big Data

That's right. The Internet of Things is not big data. It's continuous data. If big data is an ocean, continuous data is a tributary. And… A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Wikipedia Nor does data...

The Internet of Everything, the Pinnacle of Convergence?

Is the Internet of Everything the pinnacle of convergence? Yes. Yes it is. It's where mobile, IoT / M2M, cloud and big data converge. Where? The smart refrigerator. Again (link). IoT / M2M The smart refrigerator generates data. It generates...

Discussion: How to Evaluate NoSQL Databases

I'm hosting a webinar with William McKnight, founder of McKnight Consulting Group and analyst for Gigaom Research, and Anil Madan, Senior Director of Engineering at PayPal. William will be discussing his new white paper, NoSQL Evaluator's Guide. Anil will be...

Modern Big Data > Hadoop

That’s right. A modern big data solution requires more than Hadoop. Welcome to the data, it’s all big and fast. Welcome to Big Data Central Discuss on Hacker News Discuss on Reddit I’m excited to announce that Big Data Central...

MongoDB + Big Data, Almost There

When it comes to big data, MongoDB is almost there. It’s a start, and that’s a good thing. Discuss on Hacker News Discuss on Reddit Background I joined Couchbase in December of 2013. However, I’ve been passionate about big data...

When Big Data is Slow

The key to being successful in big data initiatives is being able to manage the speed, scale and structure at sub-millisecond speed. Big Data is a big term. It encompasses concepts about data types, dozens of different technologies to manage...