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How to predict flight delays – IBM Big Data Hub

Flight delay? You can build an app for predicting delays. by David Taieb Architect, IBM Cloud Data Services, IBM If you’ve ever found yourself stranded at an airport, either on a tarmac or in a terminal, you’re not alone. Delays cost airline passengers about 115 million minutes of travel time annually. What if a way was available for travelers …

Hadoop: Powering The Next Generation Of Analytics

Much like the numerous emerging enterprise technologies surfacing ever year, the hype over Apache Hadoop will soon be over. Hadoop, the framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers, using simple programming models, needs to recede into the background so as to deliver on its promise of being the …

Hadoop Ecosystem Evolves: 10 Cool Big Data Projects

By Jessica Davis Managing and analyzing big data — the exponentially growing body of information collected from social media, sensors attached to “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT), structured data, unstructured data, and everything else that can be collected — has become a massive challenge. To tackle the task, developers …

Any Company Can Study User Behavior with a Data Lake

“The Data Lake is an important concept that has many potential uses in high-performance computing.” With the darling of Big Data, Hadoop, having its 10th birthday on January 28th, 2016, I’d like to talk about how a company of any size can take advantage of Big Data technologies and a “Data Lake” in particular… Simply put, a Data Lake …

Accelerating Big Data with XDATA

A little known initiative called XDATA has spawned a collection of technologies that could bring advances to the world of Big Data. The program is funded by the sometimes mysterious, sometimes fanciful DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). In this case, it looks like DARPA’s imaginings could bring some tangible benefits to the real world. …