Tag Archives: realtime

How Cigna Tuned Its Spark Streaming App for Real-time Processing with Apache Kafka

Categories: Kafka Spark Use Case

Explore the configuration changes that Cigna’s Big Data Analytics team has made to optimize the performance of its real-time architecture.

Real-time stream processing with Apache Kafka as a backbone provides many benefits. For example, this architectural pattern can handle massive, organic data growth via the dynamic addition of streaming sources such as mobile devices, web servers, system logs, and wearable device data (aka, “Internet of Things”). Kafka can also help capture data in real-time and enable the proactive analysis of that data through Spark Streaming.

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Sneak Preview: HBaseCon 2015 Development & Internals Track

Categories: Community Events HBase

This year’s HBaseCon Development & Internals track covers new features in HBase 1.0, what’s to come in 2.0, best practices for tuning, and more.

In this post, I’ll give you a window into the HBaseCon 2015’s (May 7 in San Francisco) Development & Internals track.

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Thanks, Program Committee!

  • “Meet HBase 1.0”

    Enis Söztutar (Hortonworks) &

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HBaseCon 2015: Call for Papers and Early Bird Registration

Categories: Community Events HBase

HBaseCon 2015 is ON, people! Book Thursday, May 7, in your calendars.

If you’re a developer in Silicon Valley, you probably already know that since its debut in 2012, HBaseCon has been one of the best developer community conferences out there. If you’re not, this is a great opportunity to learn that for yourself: HBaseCon 2015 will occur on Thurs., May 7, 2015, at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco.

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HBaseCon 2013: "Case Studies" Track Preview

Categories: Community Events HBase

HBaseCon 2013 is this Thursday (June 13 in San Francisco), and we can hardly wait!

To complete the “preview” cycle, today we bring you a snapshot of the Case Studies track, which offers a cross-section of the many real-world use cases for Apache HBase. You will learn about how a range of companies across diverse industries use it at the heart of their IT infrastructure to run their business.

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Cloudera Speakers at Hadoop Summit Europe

Categories: Community Events Hadoop HBase

Hadoop Summit Europe is coming up in Amsterdam next week, so this is an appropriate time to make you aware of the Cloudera speaker program there (all three talks on Thursday, March 21):

  • Apache HBase Sizing Notes (Lars George, Solutions Architect/HBase PMC Member – also Track Chair of Hadoop Summit’s “Integrating Hadoop” track)
    This talk will address valuable lessons learned with the current versions of HBase.

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