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IoT architecture for smart, connected products: architectural components and evolutionary approach

Effective IoT development begins with a reliable IoT architecture that helps make smart, connected products important business-boosting components and can be modified as the business grows and corporate IT and IoT strategies enter new maturity levels.

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.

Exploring IoT applications for smart cities of different sizes

IoT-based smart cities come in all sizes. In this article, we explore smart applications for large, mid-sized and small cities and explain the specificity of their implementation.

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.

QA process maturity: Models and capabilities

QA process maturity helps minimize project issues. But how to set it up? We discuss the basic maturity models and offer some ideas for making a good choice.

Extend, not rebuild: iterative approach to IoT for smart city

Implementing IoT-based smart city solutions may be long and expensive. With iterative approach, you can avoid unreasonable investments and gauge quick impact.

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.

COBIT vs ITIL: a real-life example of what these two can do

COBIT vs ITIL: here, you won’t only find the ‘academic’ differences between them. As a huge bonus, you will see a real-life example of how these two can help a company solve its IT problems.

Big data in manufacturing: a guide on how to start

You’ve read a lot about big data in manufacturing, but there’s nothing on how to start? Check out this guide and see how you can join big data’s fan club.

How to get the most of your B2B Vendor portal

We find out how to make a B2B Vendor portal really streamline the business processes for the buyer and contribute to the supplier’s trust and loyalty.