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December, 2010

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December 23, 2010  10:15 AM

Framework for Consultants – Seven C’s of Consulting



Posted by: Sasirekha R

This article is just a summary of the  Seven C's of Consulting, based on a book by Mike Hope (I should like to add that after "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen Covey, I think I hit about another Seven book which I really liked) which one of my colleague recommended. Anyone...

December 13, 2010  2:19 AM

UIMA – Search and Analytics exploiting Unstructured Information



Posted by: Sasirekha R
analytics, Apache, IBM, Internet, RDF, search features, Semantic Web, UIMA, unstructured data

Mining Unstructured Information using UIMA Vast amount of knowledge is available as natural language text - web documents, reference books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, textbooks, technical reports, contracts, novels etc. Add to it the growing...


December 7, 2010  10:54 AM

IBM’s Jeopardy! Challenge – Human vs. Machine Contest



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apache, DeepQA, IBM, Jeopardy!, Natural Language, open source, UIMA, unstructured data

IBM's Jeopardy! Challenge - Human vs. Machine Contest IBM is working on a computing system, code-named "Watson", which can understand and answer complex questions expressed in natural language. The officials from Jeopardy! and IBM have announced that they will produce a human...


December 2, 2010  2:40 AM

Apache Cassandra – Distributed Database – Part II



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apache, Cassandra, distributed data storage, Eventual Consistency, NoSQL, Replication

Apache Cassandra - Distributed Database - Part II

Replication

As seen in consistency, Cassandra offers the users the choice of synchronous and asynchronous replication. Reducing replication factor is easy as it only...


December 2, 2010  2:36 AM

Apache Cassandra – Distributed Database – Part I



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apache, Cassandra, distributed data storage, Eventual Consistency, NoSQL, Replication

Apache Cassandra - Distributed Database - Part I

The Apache Cassandra is highly available, incrementally scalable, eventually consistent, distributed database, bringing together Amazon


December 1, 2010  12:34 AM

Hadoop Database for Big Data – Part III (End)



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apache, Big Data, Cloud, Hadoop, IBM, Scalability

Hadoop Database for Big Data - Part III For insert-only (in most cases at least) situations, involving crawling and indexing (both in the web and in Enterprises), blogs/wikis, facebook-like applications, search based retrieval (as against query based), batch-oriented or...


December 1, 2010  12:29 AM

Hadoop Database for Big Data – Part II



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apache, Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL, open source, Scalability

Hadoop Database for Big Data - Part II

HBase

HBase uses a data model similar to that of Google's Bigtable. Data is logically organized into tables, rows and columns. A data row has a sortable row key and an arbitrary number of columns....


December 1, 2010  12:26 AM

Hadoop Database for Big Data – Part I



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apache, Big Data, Hadoop, IBM, NoSQL, open source, Scalability

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