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Big Data
Kieran Keene

Big Data Crash Course: An Introduction To Kafka

Kafka is a low-latency messaging system that can have many producers and many consumers. To expand on this, we can take a look at the below diagram. You can see

Big Data
Kieran Keene

Big Data Crash Course: Using Sqoop For Ingestion

Let’s get started with Sqoop – it’s the simplest component of the Hadoop ecosystem and can be described very quickly. Sqoop is a tool used for large-scale, bulk data transfer

Big Data
Kieran Keene

Big Data Crash Course: Big Data Ecosystem

Before we look at the overall architecture of the Hadoop ecosystem, let’s first think about the core concepts of any big data system: ingestion, storage, analysis and management. Ingestion refers

Big Data
Kieran Keene

Big Data Crash Course: Data Parallelisation

Before we get into what Hadoop is or isn’t good for, we need to discuss the concept of parallelisation as this is a core concept of big data. We have

Amazon Web Services
Kieran Keene

Architectural considerations in AWS

When architecting in AWS, there are a number of best-practices that you can follow to ensure that your applications are highly available and fault tolerant. Firstly, all applications that intend

Big Data
Kieran Keene

Big Data Crash Course: The V’s Of Big Data

Big data can be defined through the use of the 6 V’s. They are Volume, Variety, Velocity, Veracity, Valence and Value. Let’s start with volume – it’s the one most

Big Data
Kieran Keene

Big Data Crash Course: What is big data?

While the term ‘big data’ is used a lot by small and large organizations alike, it doesn’t always mean that we’re talking the same language and that we share the

Business Analysis
Kieran Keene

Effective Steps To Monetising Your Website

Although we love blogging here at Netshock, we need to generate enough revenue to at least keep the servers online. As such, we’ve tried and tested a number of ways

Netshock on AWS Databases
Amazon Web Services
Kieran Keene

There’s noSQL here! AWS DynamoDB overview

DynamoDB is a non-relational (NoSQL) database platform delivered by AWS. This video takes you through an overview of the service & its capabilities.