Enabling the future of connected devices

Source:- cio.com The Fog Rolls In There is an IT market segment, with roots dating back to the 1800s, that is growing at 60% CAGR and yet, almost no one has heard of it. There is even an industry consortium for this market, with big-name founding members like Dell Technologies, Cisco, Intel and Microsoft.  And when you hear the name for the first couple of times, you think it might be a prank.  It’s called Fog Computing. The first time I

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Top Big Data and Cloud Computing Interview Questions & Answers

Source:- exceltip.com Here are some top questions that are being asked during big data and cloud computing interviews.   WHAT ARE HYPERVISORS IN CLOUD COMPUTING AND GIVE THEIR TYPES. Answer: Hypervisor is known as a virtual machine that manages resources for virtual machines. They are majorly 2 types of hypervisors. TYPE 1: the guest Vm runs directly over the host hardware. TYPE2: the guest Vm runs over hardware through a host Operating System.   WHAT IS AMAZON SQS?   Answer:

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The top five in-demand cloud skills for 2017

Source:- cloudcomputing-news.net Financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 reveals massive growth for the top cloud providers. With 47% and 93% revenue growth for Amazon AWS and Microsoft respectively, one thing is clear – cloud is growing at a breakneck pace. Enterprises and small businesses will continue to adopt and invest in cloud technology. Cisco’s Global Cloud Index whitepaper shows global cloud IP traffic will almost quadruple over the next five years. But the rapid expansion of cloud has

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Containers help move Spark and Hadoop into analytics operations

Source:- techtarget.com Moving custom Spark and Hadoop pilot projects into production use has proved daunting. But container technology eased the transition at the Advisory Board analytics service. Spark and Hadoop analytics efforts often stumble when teams try to turn small pilot projects into larger operational apps meant for data science teams and business analysts. For many, it is an obstacle in their quest to work with big data. Configuration complexity has sometimes been the stumbling block. A custom-configured prototype built

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Why big data needs DevOps ?

Source:- globalbigdataconference.com Many big data analytics teams choose to not use DevOps methodologies, but there are real benefits to applying DevOps concepts to those big data initiatives. Extracting accurate and meaningful answers from big data is tough. It’s often made more challenging given the way big data software developers and IT operations lack coordination in many enterprises. Even though an IT organization may practice sound DevOps strategies for other supported applications, big data projects often remain siloed for a variety

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Five Ways Data Analytics Will Storm the Stage in 2017

Source:- insidebigdata.com It is becoming more and more apparent how data analysis is driving e-commerce revenues. And this growing importance has forced e-tailers and e-commerce firms to hire more data scientists in order to better understand how customer engagement impacts revenue and sales. This assessment comes from SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, who reveals that data analytics is important in all aspects of the organization – from digital transformation to digital performance management. SOASTA predicts that these are the five

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DevOps trends emerging for 2017 and beyond

  Source:- enterprisersproject.com As the year draws to a close, we look towards the future and the emerging trends that are set to shape the world of software delivery for 2017 and beyond. One of the most powerful, overarching trends we saw in the recent year is the growing adoption and maturity of DevOps practices. From its grassroots, small-teams beginnings, DevOps has mushroomed and is now at the point of becoming the standard way of working (or rather, the pursuit and

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