BIG DATA

Big data: search vs. analysis

SRIKANTH DESIKAN
Oct 11, 2013

Early on in my career at SGI we built some interesting data management tools and data warehouses for processing world wide business data and BILL INMON was my hero(I am sure he was the hero for a lot of data geeks back then!).

This recent article on BIG DATA: SEARCH VS. ANALYSIS by him, is a great validation of the need for structure for analysis.

Search vs. Analysis on log data

Pramod Sridharamurthy
May 23, 2013

Search as the starting point is a great way to start any analytics with Machine log data. As a user, initially you don’t know what you are searching for and hence searching for “needle in a hay stack” is easy, because all you need to do is type needle! Yes, you will get a lot of results back which then needs to be filtered/ranked and presented in a meaningful way, but open source search engines, that allow full text search of any document like SOLR/Lucene, provide a good starting point for search implementation.

To search or not to search on machine data

Pramod Sridharamurthy
May 24, 2013

Search as the starting point is a great way to start any analytics with Machine data. As a user, initially you don’t know what you are searching for and hence searching for “needle in a hay stack” is easy, because all you need to do is type needle! Yes, you will get a lot of results back which then needs to be filtered/ranked and presented in a meaningful way, but open source search engines, that allow full text search of any document like SOLR/Lucene, provide a good starting point for search implementation.

To reduce or not to reduce

ASHOK AGARWAL
May 07, 2013

“Big Data” has become what dot com used to be in the late nineties. Anyone having a cute little elephant as their mascot is getting “big bucks”. Yes, Hadoop is the buzz word around town.

How big data is changing the world of business

Mar 11, 2013

"Big data can help capture customer preferences and put that information to work in designing new products. In this area, online companies are taking the lead." – WSJ

There are other BIG BRANDS, with connected products, that are putting Big data to use in designing better products and providing better value to their customers. We are just beginning to make sense of all the data out there. Exciting.

How big data is changing the world of business

GLASSBEAM
Mar 11, 2013

“Big data can help capture customer preferences and put that information to work in designing new products. In this area, online companies are taking the lead.” – WSJ

Glassbeam @ strata

GLASSBEAM
Mar 02, 2013

We had a great launch at Strata. Many people stopped by and had wonderful things to say about our new product – Glassbeam Search a unified search and log management solution. We got several good pieces of advice and feedback as well and many thanks to all of you.
As we continue building this out we find most companies needing the following

Analyzing logs and more. A big data reference architecture

Srikanth Desikan
Jan 14, 2013

Analyzing logs and more- a Big Data reference architecture for processing product logs and other data.

Big data and log files

Splunk’s great success in providing the tools for a sysadmin to delve into previously inaccessible log files has opened up the market for deeper analysis on data in log files.

Machine data benefits sales and service

GLASSBEAM
Sep 25, 2012

Most people think of sysadmins and IT when they think log files. We at Glassbeam think sales operations and services! Why? Because machine data provides the truth and nothing but the truth about your customers and how they use your products. This information is extremely valuable to enterprises.

How can sales people benefit from log data?

Big data and dsl ( domain specific language )

GLASSBEAM
Oct 06, 2012

DOMAIN SPECIFIC LANGUAGES have been around for a long time – a great example of a DSL is SQL for RDBMS. A DSL is differentiated from a general-purpose language such as C, Java or Python since a DSL is geared towards a specific domain.

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