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GridGain Big Data

An open source Java-based tool for real-time big data processing. GridGrain is an alternative to Hadoop's MapReduce that is compatible with the Hadoop Distributed File System. 

Big Data Analytics Expert Predictions

In this Webopedia Did You Know...? article we look at three big data expert predictions for 2014.

15 Important Big Data Facts for IT Professionals

Keeping track of big data trends, research and statistics gives IT professionals  a solid foundation to plan big data projects. Here are 15 important big data facts that every IT professional should know.


Report: The Role of Big Data in the Marketing Industry

According to a new study from Infogroup Targeting Solutions, we can expect to see companies spend heavily on big data marketing initiatives in 2014, but fewer companies plan to hire for data-related positions.

Revolution Analytics - big data analytics software

Revolution Analytics is the provider of Revolution R Enterprise big data analytics software, based on the open source R project for statistical computing.


The adjectives big-endian and little-endian refer to which bytes are most significant in multi-byte data types and describe the order in which a sequence of bytes is stored in a computer��s memory.

In a big-endian system, the most significant value in the sequence is stored at the lowest storage address (i.e., first).

IT in 2014: One Big Cloud

If you need a single unifying theme, our current era is indisputably the Cloud Era. But look deeper – into the technology itself – and you’ll see that cloud computing is the ultimate disrupter.

How to Send Big Files Over The Internet

Some files are just too big to send via e-mail. However, you don't have to resort to burning a CD and snail mail. We review the options for getting large files from here to there.

unstructured data

The phrase "unstructured data" usually refers to information that doesn't reside in a traditional row-column database.

structured data

Data that resides in a fixed field within a record or file is called structured data. This includes data contained in relational databases and spreadsheets.