MarkLogic Gets JavaScript

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Six months ago, I was down at the MarkLogic World San Francisco conference just south of SFO, listening to the opening speeches. I was there primarily to hear more about what would end up being in the second phase of their Semantics offering, when a mention was made about V8 integration. Now V8 in this […]

Hadoop Ecosystem Cheat Sheet

HDP 2.2 Components

For someone evaluating Hadoop, the considerably large list of components in the Hadoop ecosystem can be overwhelming.  Below you’ll find a reference table with keywords you may have heard in discussions concerning Hadoop as well as a brief description. Image courtesy of Hortonworks. Name Description HDFS Hadoop’s underlying distributed file system YARN Provides resource management […]

Big Data takes a back seat to Big Dreams

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It’s easy to find oneself lost in the mad rush to compete and conquer in business. That is certainly the case in the fast-paced and competitive world of IT.  Particularly in the hyper-fast world of Enterprise IT consulting. Against that backdrop we brought the management team of our big data consulting firm, Avalon Consulting, LLC, […]