Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 - Data science & advanced analytics

Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 had following interestinig talks in its Data science & advanced analytics track.

R for big data by Garrett Grolemund and Nathan Stephens

Garrett Grolemund and Nathan Stephens explore the new sparklyr package by RStudio, which provides a familiar interface between the R language and Apache Spark and communicates with the Spark SQL and the Spark ML APIs so R users ... more

Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 - Visualization & user experience Track

Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 has following interestinig talks in its Visualization & user experience sessions

Introduction to visualizations using D3 by Brian Suda

Visualizations are a key part of conveying any dataset. D3 is the most popular, easiest, and most extensible way to get your data online in an interactive way. Brian Suda outlines best practices for good data visualizations and ... more

Hadoop Wiki - Collection of Resources, tools and Learning lists

Over last few years, hadoop and its associated ecosystem has gained a large foothold in enterprise market as well in startups involved in disruptive opportunities. Here is a hadoop wiki containing list of useful resources, tools and learning link to help you.

Hadoop Wiki - Hadoop Tutorials more

Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 - Data-driven business Track

Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 has following interestinig talks in its Data-driven business sessions

Data 101

Data 101 introduces you to core principles of data architecture, teaches you how to build and manage successful data teams, and inspires you to do more with your data through real-world applications. Setting the foundation for deeper dives on the following days of Strata + Hadoop World, ... more

Pervasive Computing - the next era of computer science is intended to be a information and news website. It will cover various new developments happening in pervasive computing area - basically mobile computing, sensors, networking, security/privacy, ubiquitous access to information, and related fields.

We use the term 'Pervasive Computing' to loosely define the advancements in computer science, where pervasiveness of ... more

Timeline of the India R&D

  • 1930 - Prof Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (C.V. Raman) gets Nobel prize in physics for "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him"
  • January 1935 - Indian National Science Academy was established
  • 1942 - CSIR founded
  • June 1, 1945 - Tata Institute of Fundamental research started in banglore, moved to Bombay within six months... more

Installing Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) on Dell Inspiron E1505 (6400)

In a previous article , I have described my installation notes for install Ubunty Edgy on my Dell Inspiron E1505 (Inspiron 6400) Laptop. Today I decided to install Ubuntu Fiesty (7.04) on that laptop to get all the latest upgrades. Here are my installation notes:

A quick note about important configuration ... more

WiFi in India: Opportunities & Challenges

Wi-Fi Alliance has published a report about WiFi in India titled The Future for Wi-Fi in India: Opportunities & Challenges .a

"The overall Indian Wi-Fi market (including WLAN hardware, systems integration and software services, not including embedded devices, laptops) is predicted... more

2.3 billion mobile phone subscribers in the world

Mobile phone market is increasing at an ultra-amazing speed over last few years, especially in India and China. Here are some very interesting number to ponder upon.

As per a recent report by Informa Telecoms and media, total number of mobile subscribers in the world are estimated to be 2.3 billon at the end of June 2007.

To get a much better idea of explosive growth, let's look at ... more