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Process home monitoring data using the Time Series Database in Bluemix

I keep a lot of information about my house – I have had sensors and recording units in various parts of my house years, recording info through a variety of different devices. Over the years I’ve built a number of … Continue reading

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Harvest machine data using Hadoop and Hive

A new article on has been published on IBM developerWorks, looking at the basics of processing machine data using Hadoop, from extracting the core data, storing it, and then determining the baselines and trigger points required to identifying worrying trends … Continue reading

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Process complex text for information mining

My latest article on data mining text information is now available: Text — an everyday component of nearly all social interaction, social networks, and social sites — is difficult to process. Even the basic task of picking out specific words, … Continue reading

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Building flexible apps from big data sources

My article on how to build flexible apps on top of the BigInsights platform has been published. This demonstrates a cool way to combine some client-end JavaScript and existing technologies to build a Big Data query interface without developing a … Continue reading

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Process big data with Big SQL in InfoSphere BigInsights

The ability to write an SQL statement against your Big Data stored in Hadoop provides some much needed flexibility. Sure, using Hive or HBase you can perform some of those operations, but there are other alternatives that may suit your … Continue reading

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SQL to Hadoop and back again, Part 3: Direct transfer and live data exchange

The third, and final article in my series on migrating data to and from Hadoop and SQL databases is now available: Big data is a term that has been used regularly now for almost a decade, and it — along … Continue reading

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SQL to Hadoop and back again, Part 2: Leveraging HBase and Hive

The second article in a series covering Big Data and SQL interaction is available now: “Big data” is a term that has been used regularly now for almost a decade, and it — along with technologies like NoSQL — are … Continue reading

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