Spark Streaming: Understanding StreamingContext

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Spark Streaming wasn’t the first streaming architecture. Over time, multiple technologies have been developed in order to address various real-time processing needs. One of the first popular stream processor technologies was Twitter Storm, and it was used in many businesses. Spark includes the streaming library, which has grown to become the most widely used technology […]

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part I

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In this two-part blog series, we will explain the details and functionality of a High Availability (HA) framework for MySQL hosting using MySQL semi-synchronous replication and the Corosync plus Pacemaker stack. In Part I, we’ll walk you through the basics of High Availability, the components of an HA framework, and then introduce you to the HA framework for MySQL. MySQL High Availability […]

Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part I

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Managing high availability in your PostgreSQL hosting is very important to ensuring your clusters maintain exceptional uptime and strong operational performance so your data is always available to your application. In an earlier blog post, we introduced you to configuring high availability for PostgreSQL using streaming replication, and now we’re going to show you how to best manage PostgreSQL high […]

Which Is The Best JavaScript Framework For Your Big Data Project

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When developing for Big Data, there’s one of two options we have for our JavaScript framework: Angular or React. Since JavaScript is mostly a consideration for front-end developers, developers on the back-end don’t directly interact with the JavaScript framework. However, their processes and decisions are shaped by the type of JavaScript that the related front-end […]

Top 5 Benefits of Shared MongoDB Hosting

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Shared MongoDB hosting is one of the most cost-effective and easy-to-setup options for deploying MongoDB in the cloud, and is used by thousands of companies around the world to host their databases. In this post, we outline the top five benefits of using shared MongoDB hosting to help you decide whether it’s the right for your business. Shared MongoDB […]

The How and Why of ID Unification

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Identifier (ID) Unification is one of the key data fusion problems to be solved when integrating data from multiple data sources. In the context of enterprises, building a 360 degree view of your customers is a key need. Data from internal sources (first party), external data brokers (third party), various kinds of partners (second party) […]