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Pig Cheat Sheet

Apache Pig is a platform for analyzing large data sets that consists of a high-level language for expressing data analysis programs, coupled with infrastructure for evaluating these programs. The salient property of Pig programs is...

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IBM buys NoSQL cloud database startup Cloudant

IBM is at it again in the cloud computing space, this time acquiring Boston-based cloud database startup Cloudant. The company, which runs a distributed cloud document store based on the Apache CouchDB technology, was founded...

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London PyData Conference 2014

PyData.org is the home for all things related to the use of Python in data management and analysis. This site aims to make open source data science tools easily accessible by listing the links...

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Viber Replaces MongoDB with Couchbase

Amir Ish-Shalom, System Architect at Viber, needed to support an application that had billions of messages and talking minutes per month. Realizing MongoDB couldn’t scale, his team at Viber re-architected their backend and chose...

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Which is the best MongoDB GUI?

A good UI is an important part of the development experience. The mongo shell works great for administrative actions but when working with larger amounts of data, the UI becomes fairly important. There are...

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Why NoSQL?

Relational database technology is a proven solution for transactional systems with thousands of users—but can it scale out to support web-based applications with millions of users? Find out why NoSQL is the database platform...