Ankit Kumar

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Why Cloudera is saying 'Goodbye, MapReduce' and 'Hello, Spark'

Cloudera, a company that helped popularize Hadoop as a platform for analyzing huge amounts of data when it was founded in 2008, is overhauling its …

Liberal victory potentially taxing for high-income earners

The 2015 tax year will be a beaut for accountant Mark Goodfield if the Liberals win the federal election.<p>A key Liberal election promise is to tax wealthy Canadians more and cut taxes for the middle class. You'll pick up as much as an extra $670 per year if you're middle class. If you're a member of …

How to Start a Business With Less Than $20

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). He writes an action-packed newsletter that’s free to join called The Action Army.</i><p>If I were to start a new business right now and had no experience, no connections, …

Business Strategy

Spark is the New Workhorse of Data Processing on Hadoop

If you are a big data practitioner, let me confirm something you have strongly suspected: Apache Spark will replace MapReduce as the general purpose …

Ubiquitous Computing

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a Japanese schoolchild?

Hello Guzzlers.<p>It is with huge pleasure that I introduce today’s puzzle, which is already a big deal in Japan. It’s called Menseki Meiro, or Area Maze, and I hope you find it as brilliant as I do.<p>Can you solve it? How can you engineer a country with more girls than boys?<p>Read more<p>Area Maze is the …

The Big 'Big Data' Question: Hadoop or Spark?

<i>Guest blog post by Bernard Marr</i><p>One question I get asked a lot by my clients recently is: Should we go for Hadoop or Spark as our big data framework? …

Big Data

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

Startups

4 Great Resources for Presenting Your Data Creatively

Move beyond the bar chart and wow with charts from these inspirational sites.<p>Having the technical know-how to bring quantitative visions into beautiful, understandable focus is not only a sought-after skill among employers, but it's really important for making sense out of the oceans of data we're …

Data Visualization

Never, ever, ever use MongoDB

Why you should never, ever, ever use MongoDB - joepie91's Ramblings

MongoDB is evil. It...<p>... loses data (sources: 1, 2)<br>• ... in fact, for a long time, ignored errors by default and assumed every single write succeeded …

Databases

Functional Programming in a Dysfunctional World

Much has been said about the virtues of functional programming (FP) - conciseness, laziness, and concurrency, just to name a few. While it’s …

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A $15 billion company that can predict when employees will leave is opening a venture fund

The fund will solely focus on data science and machine learning startups, the company said, as it looks to grow its presence beyond its core HR and finance software to the data analytics field.<p>The company declined to disclose the size of the fund, but Adeyami Ajao, Workday's VP of technology …

Elementary Infographics Explaining the Many Cases of Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 60 stories about Sherlock Holmes introduced a series of tropes that, over the decades, have become detective story …

11 Weight Loss Tips from Professional Nutritionists and Trainers

Dejan Kvrgic<p>Blogger, Writer Read full profile<p>Summer season is about to kick in, and your belly fat defies your efforts and struggles to make it slim …

Weight Loss

How To Disable Apple Music Auto Subscription Renewal

Apple Music may be free for the first three months for all users, but as it turns out, there’s a slight catch to it. The service requires users to …

Free tools for data cleaning, visualization and analysis

<i>Useful free tools for data cleaning, visualization, mapping, and analysis. These tools are more reporting oriented, but are also useful for …

Save 89% on the Amazon Web Services Engineer Bundle and get AWS Certified

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Getting …

‎Cleartrip on the App Store

18.7.2<p>23 Jul 2018<p>We have revamped Shortlists for hotels. You can now start your search on one device and end it on another with automated sync. You …