Big Data Blog

Welcome to our Big Data blog for CIOs, IT managers and analysts! Here, we talk business, not code. We write about complicated issues in a clear way, focusing on how big data can contribute to solving your business tasks. Here, you’ll read about the challenges that big data can bring and the ways to overcome them, find big data technologies contrasted and use cases clearly described.

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Is Big Data Any Good for Manufacturing? Drumroll, Please

As a manufacturer, you’re interested to see what big data can do for you? Then check out these 12 real-life use cases for big data in manufacturing and see a nice and easy guide on how to start your big data action.

40 Stats and Real-Life Examples of How Companies Use Big Data

We conducted secondary research, which serves as a comprehensive overview of how companies use big data. Here, you’ll find the facts arranged by organization size, industry and technology. You’ll also discover real-life examples and the value that big data can bring.

Cassandra vs. HBase: twins or just strangers with similar looks?

Similar at first glance, Cassandra and HBase actually are quite different in terms of architecture, performance and data models. What are these differences and how do they influence the tasks that HBase and Cassandra perform? It’s all here.

Cassandra Performance: The Most Comprehensive Overview You’ll Ever See

Rumor has it: Apache Cassandra performance is amazing. But are there any grounds for these talks? Should you immediately fall in love with Cassandra because ‘she’ is so cool or should you just stay friends? Make the decision here.

4 milestones of successful Hadoop implementation

ScienceSoft knows how to implement Hadoop smoothly and shares some practical tips to guide you through this process. Our consultants highlighted important milestones that are also biggest challenges on your way to success.

Alternative approaches to implementing your data lake

ScienceSoft answers burning questions about big data lake design and implementation. We look at different approaches to its architecture and contemplate if there exists a preferred technology among the available stack.

Sensor data analytics in manufacturing: the ‘why’, the ‘when’ and the ‘how’

Sensor data analytics has the potential to turn your manufacturing enterprise into a competitive business. To achieve that, first read this article and learn sensor analytics essentials.

How Big Data Influences Your IoT Solution

We look at the specifics of IoT big data, as well as describe what important things you should consider prior to designing and implementing IoT data storage and analysis.

Dirty, clean or cleanish: what’s the quality of your big data?

When it comes to data quality, big data can be somewhat deceptive. See what exactly quality big data is, how you can get it and what cacao has to do with all this.

Apache Cassandra vs. Hadoop Distributed File System: When Each is Better

Our big data consultants compare Apache Cassandra against Hadoop Distributed File System and describe their key functional differences. Find out which of the two is a better choice for your project and which one shows better performance.