Big Data, No Ticket

Big Data, No Ticket

Consistency and Timeliness of Data in Distributed Computing Introduction This story uses an example of dynamic pricing in the low-cost airlines ticketing industry to show how the consistency and timeliness of data is an essential component of a concurrent system. I’ll...
Ten Key Terms in Distributed Computing

Ten Key Terms in Distributed Computing

Introduction This article is about Big Data and Distributed Computing. My goal is to give you the vocabulary to discuss Big Data outcomes in terms of effective Distributed Computing execution, data integrity, and performance bottlenecks. Distributed computing is the...
Big Data: Better, Faster, Cheaper with Streams

Big Data: Better, Faster, Cheaper with Streams

Thinking in Streams with AWS Kinesis – A High Performance Best Practice for Big Data   McKinsey research suggests that “the gap between leaders and laggards in adopting analytics, within and among industry sectors, is growing. We’re seeing the same thing on the...