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Run Linux on Windows

Linux users often want to run Windows software on Linux, but Windows users may want to run Linux software, too. Whether you’re looking for a better development environment or powerful command-line tools, you can run Linux software without leaving Windows.There are many different options for running Linux software on Windows. It’s easier than running...

Big Data veranderen autoschadesector

Risico’s inschatten wordt steeds eenvoudiger. Tenminste, voor de partijen die kunnen omgaan met Big Data en in staat zijn technologische middelen goed in te zetten. Dat zijn al lang geen technologische hulpmiddelen meer, maar instrumenten die niet alleen een rol kunnen spelen bij het efficiënt indienen van schades, maar ook bij preventieve risicoanalyses.Het...

Elasticsearch Tutorial: Getting Started

Using Elasticsearch to Filter Colors in Images

On February 6, 2014, Qbox.io Chief Architect, Ben Hundley, delivered a 5-minute lightning round talk at the Open Q&A with Shay Banon.  The talk demonstrates a project which Ben had built that filters and scores images according to hue, saturation, and lightness.  With 130,000 images from Flickr, the goal was to sort primarily by colors contained...

ElasticSearch to RDBMS Glossary

In the early days of my playing with ElasticSearch, I remember struggling with some of the basic terminology and concepts. Naturally, many of us try to equate ElasticSearch, with what we know of RDBMS. To that end, I thought of posting this simple topic as a reference to others:Node = DB InstanceOne Database InstanceA node is simply one ElasticSearch...

What is SAS ?

SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is a software suite developed by SAS Institute for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics. It is the largest market-share holder for advanced analytics. SAS was developed at North Carolina State University from 1966 until 1976, when SAS Institute was incorporated.SAS was...

Search Engines

Search engines are NoSQL database management systems dedicated to the search for data content. In addition to general optimization for this type of application, the specialization consists in typically offering the following features: Support for complex search expressions Full text search Stemming (reducing inflected words to their stem) Ranking...

What is Redis

Redis is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is written in ANSI C.According to the monthly ranking by DB-Engines.com, Redis is the most popular key-value store.Many languages have Redis bindings, including: ActionScript, C, C++, C#, Clojure, Common Lisp, Dart, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Haxe, Io, Java, JavaScript...

Aircloak

Its one of the toughest problems facing any information-driven business today: How do you collect big data about anonymous groups of users or customers, while at the same time guaranteeing that youre not also gathering little data about their private lives?Put differently, how do you convince any sensible person in this Snowden-informed era to...

Kaggle

Kaggle is a platform for predictive modelling and analytics competitions on which companies and researchers post their data and statisticians and data miners from all over the world compete to produce the best models.This crowdsourcing approach relies on the fact that there are countless strategies that can be applied to any predictive modelling...

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