Big Data Blog

Welcome to our Big Data blog for CIOs, IT managers and analysts!

Here, we talk business, not code. Being experts in rendering big data services, 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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3 Use Cases of How Big Data Analytics Makes the Energy Industry Smart
Data Analytics, Big Data

3 Use Cases of How Big Data Analytics Makes the Energy Industry Smart

Have a look at what smart grids powered by big data analytics have to offer for next-level maintenance, power quality monitoring and load management in the energy industry.
Data Lake Vs. Data Warehouse: Why You Don’t Have To Choose
Data Analytics, Big Data

Data Lake Vs. Data Warehouse: Why You Don’t Have To Choose

Learn about the difference between a data lake and a data warehouse, and define how to structure your big data solution in accordance with your business needs.
A Big Data Warehouse – a Want or a Need?
Data Analytics, Big Data

A Big Data Warehouse – a Want or a Need?

Find out what a big data warehouse is and what benefits it brings to the decision-making process.
How To Benefit from Big Data Analytics in the Oil and Gas Industry?
Data Analytics, Big Data

How To Benefit from Big Data Analytics in the Oil and Gas Industry?

Get an insight into the big data potential in the oil and gas industry and see how to drive profit by using predictive analytics.
Small Business Gets Big Data Benefits with 3 Data Sources
Big Data, Data Analytics

Small Business Gets Big Data Benefits with 3 Data Sources

Find out what data sources your small business can use to benefit from the powers of big data analytics.
How to Make Big Data Implementation a Success: Roadmap and Best Practices to Follow
Big Data, Data Analytics

How to Make Big Data Implementation a Success: Roadmap and Best Practices to Follow

Get inspired with real-life examples, follow a roadmap we share, and make your big data implementation a success.
Big Data in Manufacturing: Use Cases + Guide on How To Start
Big Data, CIO Blog, Data Analytics

Big Data in Manufacturing: Use Cases + Guide on How To Start

As a manufacturer, you’re interested to see what data analytics can do for you? Then check out these 12 real-life examples 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
Data Analytics, Big Data

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 big data facts and statistics 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?
Big Data, CIO Blog, Data Analytics

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
Big Data, Data Analytics

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

Is it really true that Apache Cassandra performance is amazing? Explore Cassandra's data modeling, partitioning, denormalization, write and read performance and decide for yourself.
4 milestones of successful Hadoop implementation
CIO Blog, Big Data, Data Analytics

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
CIO Blog, Big Data, Data Analytics

Alternative Approaches to Implementing Your Data Lake

We look at different approaches to data lake design and implementation and contemplate if there exists a preferred technology among the available stack.