AgilData Stream Newsletter 2.5.16

February 5, 2016

INTRODUCING THE AGILDATA STREAM, OUR FORTNIGHTLY ROUNDUP OF THE BIG DATA NEWS THAT MATTERS TO YOU.

Here at AgilData we spend many, many, hours researching the world of Data discovering interesting problems and even more interesting solutions. We come across a lot of really great information and we want to share it with you! We’ll work hard to make it worth your time and maybe discover something new. Tell us what you think!

THE SECRET TO SCALING MYSQL IN THE CLOUD

Massively scalable MySQL deployments in AWS (or any other cloud) or on premise are actually possible. noq, a new social media sharing platform did it. READ MORE

APACHE SPARK: RDD, DATAFRAME OR DATASET?

There are now 3 Apache Spark APIs. Do you know how to choose the right one? Find out the strengths and weaknesses of each one, plus get a companion github repository resource for experimentation with the approaches. READ MORE

BEHIND THE SCENES OF DBSHARDS MYSQL DATABASE SHARDING: PART 1

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of sites that use database sharding? Catch a glimpse of the interesting problems database sharding solves, and how. READ MORE

DON’T LET VENDOR LOCK-IN FEARS DEVALUE YOUR CLOUD INITIATIVE

Value vs. Control… Many organizations say they’re trying to prevent a long reengineering efforts by refraining from using IaaS provider’s managed services, or any services at all. But is this just another case of IT wanting to be in control?
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PARTICIPATE IN A CLOUD ANALYTICS SURVEY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN AN AMAZON ECHO

CLICK HERE to answer 4 easy questions and learn more about it.

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GOOGLE VISION API: IMAGE ANALYSIS AS A SERVICE

The Google Vision API was released last month, allowing you to build powerful applications that see and understand the content of images. See test results, and get the link to request access to the limited preview program to try.
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FIVE SIGNS YOU ARE OUTGROWING MYSQL

The Google Vision API was released last month, allowing you to build powerful applications that see and understand the content of images. See test results, and get the link to request access to the limited preview program to try.
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WHAT THE SLACK PLATFORM SHOULD LOOK LIKE

The Google Vision API was released last month, allowing you to build powerful applications that see and understand the content of images. See test results, and get the link to request access to the limited preview program to try.
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SCALING ELASTICSEARCH: SHARDING AND AVAILABILITY FOR HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOCUMENTS

The Google Vision API was released last month, allowing you to build powerful applications that see and understand the content of images. See test results, and get the link to request access to the limited preview program to try.
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