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Akmal Chaudhri

Akmal B. Chaudhri is an Independent Consultant, specializing in Big Data, NoSQL and NewSQL database technologies. He has previously held roles as a developer, consultant, product strategist and technical trainer with several Blue-Chip companies and Big Data startups. He has regularly presented at many international conferences and served on the program committees for a number of major conferences and workshops. He has published and presented on emerging technologies and edited or co-edited 10 books. He is now learning about Apache Spark and also how to become a Data Scientist. He holds a BSc (1st Class Hons.) in Computing and Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).

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Analytics without actions – why bother?

Modern applications are ingesting vast quantities of streaming event data from multiple sources in real time. The businesses behind those applications ...
August 16, 2016 // analytics streaming //
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Accelerating real-time analytics with Spark

Apache Hadoop is a mature development framework, which coupled with its large ecosystem, and support and contributions from key players such as Cloude ...
April 1, 2016 // Hadoop spark //
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Real-time, not batch-time, analytics with Hadoop

Today, we often hear the phrase "The 3 Vs" in relation to big data: Volume, Variety and Velocity. With the interest and popularity of big data framewo ...
January 15, 2016 // analytics Hadoop //
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