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Posted by Baiju NT
July 18, 2013

The Metaphysics of Big Data: Problem of Induction

How do we, human beings, acquire knowledge? Think for a sec! And don’t tell me that it is from text books, TV, internet or...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 17, 2013

Amplifying security intelligence with big data

Leading security intelligence solutions today rely upon a set of structured and semi-structured data sources, including logs, network traffic and others, to provide the...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 16, 2013

Top 10 categories for Big Data sources and mining technologies

Most discussions on organizing Big Data center on repository frameworks – specifically Hadoop clusters and MapReduce frameworks. This technology-focused view often overlooks the most...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 16, 2013

Top 10 categories for Big Data sources and mining technologies

Most discussions on organizing Big Data center on repository frameworks – specifically Hadoop clusters and MapReduce frameworks. This technology-focused view often overlooks the most...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 15, 2013

Are we headed for a platform change for Big Data?

Organizations are just digging in with big data, and already portents of change are forming. This time, it appears to be some re-thinking by...

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Solomon
Posted by Suresh Karthik
July 11, 2013

Crayon Data Founder, Suresh Shankar analyses Big Data over the last 13 years

With ever increasing volumes of data, companies have started stressing a lot on how to make sense accurately from this and hence the filed...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 9, 2013

Spoilt for Choice – How to choose the right Big Data / Hadoop Platform?

Big data becomes a relevant topic in many companies this year. Although there is no standard definition of the term „big data“, Hadoop is...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 9, 2013

Spoilt for Choice – How to choose the right Big Data / Hadoop Platform?

Big data becomes a relevant topic in many companies this year. Although there is no standard definition of the term „big data“, Hadoop is...

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Solomon
Posted by Paritosh Gunjan
July 6, 2013

Thamzi and Big Data

Have you ever read an autobiography and felt that the bugger is almost living your dream? One such book I read was “Don’t ask...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
July 5, 2013

Installation of HBase in the cluster

HBase is an open-source, distributed, versioned, column-oriented store modeled after Google ‘Bigtable’. This tutorial will describe how to setup and run Hbase cluster, with...

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Solomon
Posted by Suresh Karthik
July 5, 2013

Big Data Start-up Crayon Data Shares Plans for India Market

The big data-analytics start-up, Crayon Data, has announced its plans for India market. Crayon already has a few customers in the US and UK...

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Solomon
Posted by Baiju NT
July 2, 2013

Big Data and the Paradox of Choice

“Autonomy and freedom of choice are critical to our well-being, and choice is critical to freedom and autonomy. Nonetheless, though modern Americans have more...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
June 28, 2013

Big Data – how airlines should use it more effectively to boost ancillary revenue

As we all know, the airline industry today is extremely interested in two major trends – Big Data and ancillary revenue. Everyone is seemingly...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
June 27, 2013

5 Ways Big Data Can Help Retail Supply Chains

The supply chain is a critical component of a retailer’s business. This article identifies fives ways in which big data can enhance a retailer’s...

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Solomon
Posted by Baiju NT
June 26, 2013

'Big Data vs Intuition' paradox explained

Every business leader will have a dad’s story, I believe, — a memory or nostalgia how he/she was inspired by the attitudes/thoughts/decisions (sometimes seemingly...

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Solomon
Posted by Suresh Karthik
June 2, 2013

Big Data - Hype, Reality, Bill Gates and the Buddha

Today’s NYT carried a very good blog post on the six myths surrounding big data. Contrast this with another equally good  article on the premise...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
May 31, 2013

Aviation Needs to Tap Big Data for Engine Design, Maintenance

The aerospace industry, and specifically jet engine manufacturers and the airlines that are their customers, need to catch up with the Big Data revolution,...

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Solomon
Posted by Suresh Karthik
May 25, 2013

Big Data can set your mind free...

In my last post, I talked about the paradox of big data, or how data can be misery… In today’s post, I will talk...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
May 21, 2013

Why You Should Not Build a Recommendation Engine

Recommendation engines are arguably one of the trendiest uses of data science in startups today. How many new apps have you heard of that...

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Solomon
Posted by Suresh Karthik
May 14, 2013

The Paradox of Big Data... or Why Data is Misery

We’ve heard it shouted from every rooftop recently– big data is the next big thing, we’re a data-driven company, data underlies everything we do…....

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
May 12, 2013

Big Data Is Going To Save The Film Industry, Too

As we approach the critical summer box office sales period, there’s no doubt the media industry has experienced a fundamental shift. We’ve evolved from...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
April 21, 2013

How big data can revolutionize pharmaceutical R&D

The big-data opportunity is especially compelling in complex business environments experiencing an explosion in the types and volumes of available data. In the health-care...

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Solomon
Posted by Suresh Karthik
April 16, 2013

A view from the Box

This is a space for us to crayon our thoughts, our points of view. On data. On analytics. On whats the latest. On whats...

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Solomon
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
April 1, 2013

Why consumer packaged goods companies love big data

If I could sum up “success” in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry in one word, that word would be SPEED —the speed at...

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