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Databricks Delta Lake vs Data Lake ETL: Overview and Comparison

Jul 18, 2019 3:01:18 PM / by Ori Rafael posted in Data Lake ETL, Delta Lake, Transactional Data


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A Data Lake Approach to Event Stream Analytics

Jun 4, 2019 9:14:20 PM / by Ori Rafael posted in Database, Data Lake, Event Streams


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Top 7 Trends in Streaming Data for 2019

Dec 20, 2018 6:43:01 PM / by Ori Rafael posted in Industry Trends, Schemaless, Streaming Data

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, it’s time to take a look at what the next one might have in store.

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Let's face it: Big Data sucks.

Aug 29, 2018 3:18:51 PM / by Ori Rafael posted in Big Data, Data Lake

If you only read the bombastic headlines, you might be forgiven for thinking that Big Data is the name of a real-life superhero: fighting crime, busting traffic jams and even curing diseases. But when you work with data for a living, you quickly find out that underneath the shiny facade, ‘doing big data’ is also a major pain.

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Spark Streaming VS Upsolver on Twitter Data

Oct 1, 2017 6:15:00 PM / by Ori Rafael

In this post we will provide a step-by-step implementation of an application that auto-completes Twitter hashtags, based on the most popular hashtags seen in the last 7 days. For example, when a user will write the text ‘trum’ in the auto-complete application, the application will probably suggest Trump related hashtags, since that’s a trending topic these days.

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