We’re a funny lot. For years we’ve been talking about data and
process as though they were two different things. Guess what … they’re
3 replies - 3716 views - 09/28/13 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
Every day developers are tasked with creating impossible applications with complicated requirements and expected to deliver results in a short amount of...
0 replies - 916 views - 09/27/13 by Brandon Nokes in Uncategorized
This post from Chris Stuccio's blog takes a critical look at the use of Hadoop and Big Data as buzzwords by asking an interesting question: What if your data...
0 replies - 8513 views - 09/27/13 by Alec Noller in Articles
Searching names is a pretty common requirement for many applications.
Searching by book authors, for example, is a pretty crucial component
to a book...
0 replies - 3249 views - 09/27/13 by Doug Turnbull in Articles
I always claim that graphs are important in econometrics and
statistics! Of course, it is usually not that simple. Let me come back
to a recent experience....
0 replies - 2796 views - 09/26/13 by Arthur Charpentier in Articles
A few years back, a good buddy of mine (Ryan LeTulle)
demoed a cool real estate map application he built. I asked him to blog
it (because everyone has a...
0 replies - 4081 views - 09/26/13 by Raymond Camden in Articles
The question is: Should we use the third-party ActiveRecord Query Enhancers, such as SearchLogic, Squeel or MetaSearch?
Quoting from Squeel’s Github...
0 replies - 2529 views - 09/25/13 by S M Sohan in Articles
Yesterday evening, I wanted to play with Twitter to see
which websites I was using as references in my Tweets. I wanted to create a Top Four
0 replies - 2782 views - 09/24/13 by Arthur Charpentier in Articles
As established in our previous article, which introduced ElasticSearch, ElasticSearch is driven by RESTful API. Almost every action taken with RESTful API can...
0 replies - 1674 views - 09/24/13 by Hüseyin Akdoğan in Articles
Solr has a number of Autocomplete implementations that are great for
most purposes. However, a client of mine recently had some fairly
1 replies - 2552 views - 09/22/13 by Kelvin Tan in Articles
Here's a function I use to download multiple zipped shapefiles from URLs and load them to the workspace:URLs <-...
0 replies - 2001 views - 09/22/13 by Kay Cichini in Articles
Here is an up-to-date method for deploying the newest version of Hadoop (2.0, aka. "Yarn") on Amazon EC2. It doesn't require any auto-deployment tools...
0 replies - 3007 views - 09/22/13 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
part of a project I’m working on, I needed to get documents from state
institutions. Instead of writing code specific to each site, I
decided to try...
0 replies - 3908 views - 09/21/13 by Bozhidar Bozhanov in Articles
As I’ve started learning more about Bayesian statistical methods, the
biggest light bulb moment for me was when I started thinking in terms of
0 replies - 4119 views - 09/20/13 by Justin Bozonier in Articles
On Tuesday, I spoke at the Data Science London meetup about football data,
and I started out by covering some lessons I’ve learned about building
0 replies - 915 views - 09/20/13 by Mark Needham in Articles
In this video, VoltDB co-founder and chief strategy officer Scott Jarr helps you navigate the database
universe – in just seven minutes. Real-time...
0 replies - 459 views - 09/19/13 by Brandon Nokes in Uncategorized
You can implement any algorithm with map, reduce and filter when
taken in the context of modern languages that implement these
1 replies - 3581 views - 09/19/13 by Swizec Teller in Articles
This week has been a productive week. Suddenly, there are three exciting new
features coming to Lucene.
The first feature,...
0 replies - 2780 views - 09/19/13 by Michael Mccandless in Articles
ElasticSearch is an open source tool developed with Java. It is a Lucene-based, scalable, full-text search engine, and a data analysis tool.
0 replies - 1836 views - 09/16/13 by Hüseyin Akdoğan in Articles
Your First Chance to See Java 8
Last week, Oracle released the first developer preview for Java 8. The link is to Mark Reinhold’s blog; he...
0 replies - 5469 views - 09/15/13 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles