Our data platform with Docker

This article has been co-authored by Rafi Syed and Sree Pratheep. As a continuation of our earlier article on Docker, here is a brief about how we started our journey in Docker. Our goal was to have a completely self-sufficient development cum integration environment – to make the development experience smoother and to reduce the […]


Gartner predicts five big data trends that will dominate 2016

Gartner has predicted 5 strategic technologies for 2016. Highlights include the importance of machine learning, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and its impact on business and consumers worldwide. Even though these technologies have different names, they use data as raw material, and they use huge volumes of data sets to derive value. Let’s take […]


Privacy debates: the two axes that govern them

I recently read an article on Tech Crunch about Apple’s public pro-privacy stand, and Snowden’s recent public appearance on Twitter. These two events may not seem related. However, to quote the article, “pro-privacy moves by mainstream tech giants can absolutely chart a link back to Snowden’s 2013 revelations about the extent of government surveillance of […]


Why we chose Docker to build Crayon’s data processing platform

Historically, it has been a struggle for enterprise software vendors to control the deployment environment on their client’s installation base. Without proper control on the deployment environment, troubleshooting any issues on the client’s setup was a nightmare. Initially, companies delivered an appliance with a customized OS image as part of it. That gave complete control […]