Yesterday the Financial Times boldly declared that BP saved $7bn since 2014 by investing in Big Data technologies. I spent a couple of hours researching Big Data technologies associated with BP members of staff to try and build up a picture of exactly which technologies they are using.
Apache Spark has quickly become the largest open source project in big data, but why has it suddenly got so much momentum behind it?
Welcome to my blog, Andrew's thoughts on Big Data. This page gives a little background on myself and the blog. My name is Andrew Carr and I have been coding and generally being interested in technology since the age of 12. I have been involved in professional Software Engineering for...