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...
Data Encryption: Is Your Data Safe?

Data Encryption: Is Your Data Safe?

With the recent allegations of Russian election hacking, the Russian and Chinese government targeting private companies, and the use of such hacks for political, military and economic gain — internal and external, data security has become a major issue for all...
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...