Michael Stonebraker wins the A.M. Turing Prize!

Michael Stonebraker wins the A.M. Turing Prize!

We, at Third Eye are thrilled that Michael Stonebraker has been awarded the A.M. Turing Prize, computer science’s highest award. You can see the detailed article about it on the Fo ...

How to Debug Map-Reduce Code

How to Debug Map-Reduce Code

It All Starts with HDFS Everything in Hadoop cluster is based on the HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System). Quite often HDFS problems will manifest themselves in various components ...

Comparative Analysis of Big Data Analytical Tools – Hive, Tez, Impala, SparkSQL & PrestoDB running on the Google Cloud

Comparative Analysis of Big Data Analytical Tools – Hive, Tez, Impala, SparkSQL & PrestoDB running on the Google Cloud

Big Data analytics is the answer for businesses to glean insights from data to take timely actions. Businesses now have a plethora of technologies at their disposal to perform such ...

Google Cloud Platform Blog: Big data, the cloud way

The promise of big data is faster and better insight into your business. Yet it often turns into an infrastructure project. Why? For example, you might be collecting a deluge of information and then correlating, enriching and attempting to extract real-time insights. Should you expect such feats, by their very nature, to involve a large amount of resource management and system administration? You shouldn’t. ...

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Smart Elevators and the Internet of Things

According to estimates from the World Health Organization, seven in 10 people will live in cities by 2050. Large modern cities depend on efficient and reliable elevator systems. Developments in the digital world will now see the “internet of things” further optimize their availability.Globally, the growing number of high-rise buildings has escalated the demand for quick, comfortable, efficient, and secure v ...

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Machine Learning Algorithm Mines 16 Billion E-mails | MIT Technology Review

Human e-mailing behavior is so predictable that computer scientists have created an algorithm that can calculate when an e-mail thread is about to end. Electronic mail plays a hugely important role in the lives of a large fraction of the world’s population. And yet, strangely, little is known about the way people use e-mail. How many e-mail conversations do people have? How long are these conversations and ...

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Building Azure ML Models on the NYC Taxi Dataset – Machine Learning – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

The NYC taxi public dataset consists of over 173 million NYC taxi rides in the year 2013. The dataset includes driver details, pickup and drop-off locations, time of day, trip locations (longitude-latitude), cab fare and tip amounts. An analysis of the data shows that almost 50% of the trips did not result in a tip, that the median tip on Friday and Saturday nights was typically the highest, and that the la ...

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Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience – InformationWeek

Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants. Casual restaurant chains want to attract digitally savvy millennials more than any other segment of diners. They're trying social network campaigns and mobile apps to do just that. One of the latest stabs at engagement is table-top tablets from Ziosk, digital de ...

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Toronto to use big data to help reduce traffic congestion – The Globe and Mail

Toronto is creating a “big data” traffic team as the city tries to manage congestion better by learning what is actually happening on its streets. Noticeable results aren’t expected before next year at the earliest. But the move illustrates just how much of the city’s efforts related to congestion – which polls show is a top resident concern – have been based on instinct rather than evidence. Reporters aski ...

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AtScale Launches as First Company to Put the Power of Hadoop Into… — SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AtScale, Inc., today officially entered the Hadoop and Business Intelligence (BI) sector with its first offering, the AtScale Intelligence Platform. AtScale is the first of its kind to enable interactive, multi-dimensional analysis on Hadoop, directly from standard BI tools such as Microsoft Excel, Tableau Software or QlikView. AtScale software requires no data m ...

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Michael Stonebraker wins the A.M. Turing Prize!

We, at Third Eye are thrilled that Michael Stonebraker has been awarded the A.M. Turing Prize, computer science’s highest award. You can see the detailed article about it on the Fortune - Michael Stonebraker, serial database genius, brings home Turing Award. Michael gracefully replied to our congratulatory email and wished us well. I have know Michael since his Vertica days and then during our partnership w ...

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Ingenico And Intel Tie Up For Payments On The Internet Of Things | PYMNTS.com

Ingenico and Intel have partnered to build mobile payment capabilities into a wide array of connected devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) — including intelligent vending machines, kiosks and digital signage, the companies announced at the Transact conference last week. Under the deal, Ingenico will provide the payment acceptance capabilities, based on its long experience with point-of-sale devices. Int ...

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​Apache Spark’s success: Overhyped or preordained? | ZDNet

Summary:Belief in the quality of a platform tends to self-fulfill. Will that be the case with Apache Spark? Vendors seem so far ahead of customers on Spark that it's almost worrisome. After an absence of about a year, and a stint as Research Director at the now defunct Gigaom Research, I've returned to ZDNet to cover Big Data. The year went by pretty quickly, but a number of things have changed: SQL-on-Hado ...

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