White Paper

Building High Performance and Scalable Applications Using AppFabric Cache

Building High Performance and Scalable Applications Using AppFabric Cache

Most applications face challenges related to robustness, speed, and scalability.

This white paper focuses on Windows Server AppFabric, which provides a distributed in-memory cache for applications data.

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Using Elasticsearch to Enable Stronger Query Support in Cassandra

Using Elasticsearch to Enable Stronger Query Support in Cassandra

Relational Databases have been in use for decades, but with the advent of big data, there is a need to use NoSQL databases to handle the enormous amount of accumulating data. This leads to multiple challenges:

  • Many operations such as aggregations, grouping, and ordering cannot be performed with many NoSQL databases
  • Users are unable to use NoSQL data stores due to the restrictions they impose on executing complex and rich queries
  • The learning curve in using these databases is steep Cassandra is one such data store which has restricted query support.
  • However, there are search servers like Elasticsearch that enable extensive querying mechanisms over data indexes.

    This white paper provides an overview of Cassandra and Elasticsearch.

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Implementing the Enterprise Data Lake

Implementing the Enterprise Data Lake

What is a Data Lake, and how does it help meet the challenges of Big Data?

Will the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and the Data Lake coexist? If so, how?

The white paper explores what it takes to get started on the journey toward incorporating a Data Lake into an organization’s architecture.

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Aspect Based Sentiment Analysis of Customer Reviews

Aspect Based Sentiment Analysis of Customer Reviews

With the increase in e-commerce and social media, there is a proliferation of information that consumers can access to make informed decisions about everything from products, services and experiences. However, navigating this sea of opinions and ratings can be overwhelming, inefficient and unreliable.

The white paper introduces a solution to perform a granular aspect -based opinion mining of customer reviews using sophisticated Natural Language Processing techniques and a platform to interactively explore the results.

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Resolving the Big Data ROI Dilemma

Resolving the Big Data ROI Dilemma

Big Data is a big deal.

But how do we find, fund, and monetize the best data-driven opportunities?

This white paper talks about ways to resolve organizational tension that may exist between big data opportunity management and financial investment concerns.

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