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Cutting Big Data Costs: Effective Data Processing With Apache Spark

DZone

Spark takes full advantage of this storage property by exclusively reading the columns that are involved in subsequent computations.

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Introduction to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

DZone

Built on Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 is a suite of features for big data analytics. Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1 and Azure Blob Storage's capabilities are combined in Data Lake Storage Gen2.

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In-Stream Big Data Processing

Highly Scalable

The shortcomings and drawbacks of batch-oriented data processing were widely recognized by the Big Data community quite a long time ago. The pipelines can be stateful and the engine’s middleware should provide a persistent storage to enable state checkpointing. Towards Unified Big Data Processing.

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Kubernetes for Big Data Workloads

Abhishek Tiwari

Kubernetes has emerged as go to container orchestration platform for data engineering teams. In 2018, a widespread adaptation of Kubernetes for big data processing is anitcipated. Organisations are already using Kubernetes for a variety of workloads [1] [2] and data workloads are up next. Storage provisioning.

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Uber’s Big Data Platform: 100+ Petabytes with Minute Latency

Uber Engineering

To accomplish this, Uber relies heavily on making data-driven decisions at every level, from forecasting rider demand during high traffic events to identifying and addressing bottlenecks … The post Uber’s Big Data Platform: 100+ Petabytes with Minute Latency appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog.

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Databook: Turning Big Data into Knowledge with Metadata at Uber

Uber Engineering

From driver and rider locations and destinations, to restaurant orders and payment transactions, every interaction on Uber’s transportation platform is driven by data.

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Advancing Application Performance With NVMe Storage, Part 2

DZone

Normally, GPU nodes don't have much room for SSDs, which limits the opportunity to train very deep neural networks that need more data. For example, one well-respected vendor's standard solution is limited to 7.5TB of internal storage, and it can only scale to 30TB.

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