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The Perfect Fit for Analytics

By Terence Craig

In my last post, I gave an overview of the difference between batch and streaming analytics approaches.  It was a very popular post and was mentioned on the excellent MyNOSQL blog whichwas really appreciated.  Their able proprietor, Alex Popescu, had the following comment:

“I cannot put my finger on it right now, but I don’t think stream processing can cover exactly the same wide range of computations available in batch processing:

While I haven’t had the chance to play with real big data, I believe it is not a matter of either or. An ideal system would need to support:

  • piping incoming data through a combination of filters, preprocessors/transformers, and calculators/extractors
  • preserve (all/relevant) data for later computation
  • allow processing of stored data in either streams or batches“

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January 31, 2011 at 3:02 pm 2 comments

YABL – Yet Another Best of List

By Terence Craig

It’s that time of year, so I guess will follow the herd and create my completely arbitrary, end of the year, best of list.  Don’t know if it will be a top ten list yet or not, but let’s see how many I come up with.  Warning for the non-programmers: this list is focused on technology alone. (more…)

December 28, 2010 at 6:43 pm Leave a comment


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