Category Archives: General

E = mc2 and The Cosmic Dance

The first law of thermodynamics or the law of conservation of energy states that “energy can neither be created nor be destroyed but can change from one form to another”. Energy can take different forms – heat, electrical, chemical, gravitational, … Continue reading

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Run Splunk with EMC

Splunk is a powerful data analytics platform that collects, indexes, and analyzes data from virtually any source, including application and machine-generated data in a searchable repository from which it can generate meaningful insights. Splunk makes this data available and usable … Continue reading

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eXtreme Transaction Processing

Massimo Pezzini, distinguished Gartner Analyst coined the term eXtreme Transaction Processing or XTP in 2007.  XTP relates to a class of applications that requires collecting, correlating, and operating on large volumes of data to deliver meaningful insights into business use … Continue reading

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When Big Data meets Fast Data

2001 Gartner research article by Doug Laney titled “3-D Data Management: Controlling Data Volume, Velocity, and Variety” now serves as the construct for big data. Fast data is often related to data velocity – that is defined as the rate … Continue reading

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Hadoop Invades My Desk

I gave Hadoop elephant an Indian makeover with red and gold – acrylics on paper.  

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Pivotal Platform – where Cloud meets Big Data

There is a major shift towards cloud computing that includes both infrastructure transformation and transformation of application development and its usage. These simply require new methods. Pivotal platform helps organizations in these transformations. Pivotal enables organizations to build a new … Continue reading

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Hello Data!

It has been quite a journey with content and cloud. Data science has captivated my attention for more than 2 years. In the process of reading, learning, recommending data, I thought of a platform to record my experiments with data. … Continue reading

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