Tag: datamining

  • Building flexible apps from big data sources

    My article on how to build flexible apps on top of the BigInsights platform has been published. This demonstrates a cool way to combine some client-end JavaScript and existing technologies to build a Big Data query interface without developing a specialised application for the purpose. It’s no secret that a significant proportion of the needs […]

  • SQL to Hadoop and back again, Part 1: Basic data interchange techniques

    I’ve got a new article, which is part of a new three-part series, on moving data between SQL and Hadoop, both the export to Hadoop and importing processed content back into an SQL store. In this first one, we look at the basic mechanics and considerations before you start the migration of data, such as […]

  • Data Mining in a Document World

    As databases evolve, learning how to get the best out of the different solutions out there is the key to understanding and extracting the data in the way you need from your required data store. Document databases, like MongoDB, CouchDB, Couchbase Server and many others provide a completely different model and set of problems for […]

  • Data Mining Techniques

    I have a new article on the basics of data mining techniques so that you can better understand some of the key principles behind the different methods and principles of data mining. From the abstract: Many different data mining, query model, proce…

  • Document Databases in Predictive Modeling

    My latest article on performing predictive modeling using document databases is now available on IBM developerWorks. The abstract: Predictive analytics relies on processing, analyzing data from many different sources, collating, and then processin…