Big Data has caught the fancy of each and everyone. Consumer and enterprise
world is looking to adopt the Big Data. Analysts are talking about it,
proclaiming it to the next big thing!
Below is my take on how the Big Data market space will evolve in 2012 and
years to come.
Data Analytics Service – We will start seeing SaaS vendors that will start
offering data analytics as a service (e.g., 1010data). These vendors will be
able to pull in your unstructured data and provide you standardized reports
and data services. This is very similar to the Web analytics (like Omniture)
but access lot more data to provide patterns. 70-80% of the data analysis
pattern will be similar across industries. These vendors will be able to
provide these reports as off the shelf capabilities. For the other 20%, the
web interface will allow the user to create patterns to analyze the data Data... (more)
With the proliferation of devices in various screen sizes and running
different OS, having a coherent mobile web strategy has become somewhat of a
nightmare for the enterprise. Gone are the days, when the enterprise would
just optimize the existing web site for mobile and let the content be served.
Today’s consumer with the ever powerful device and increasing bandwidth is
looking for experience that is equal to or at times better than the web.
When trying to create an mobile strategy, enterprise need to ponder over this
Should I build a native application for the mobile device Shoul... (more)
Social Networks are traditionally focused on sharing of status messages and
links. The focus of these networks was about sharing of all kinds, but not as
much as about the Visual aspects. This focus has been shifting recently to
Visuals. This can be seen in the recent growth of the Visual Social Networks
such as Instagram and Pinterest. These networks put the Visual aspects in
front and center of the sharing.
Some of the facts that support this observation:
This week Facebook announced to buy Instagram for $1bn. (Instagram has just
13 employees but has about 50 million plus users.... (more)
Cloud Connect is a global Cloud Computing event that has come to Bangalore,
India this year. The event is organized by UBM, a reputed
media organization that publishes Information week magazine. Other
popular events organized by UBM includes Interop. Bringing Cloud Connect
to India, shows the importance of India as a Cloud market. Event happened
this week 5/24 to 5/25 at Nimhans Convention Centre.
IBM is a platinum sponsor and the event started with key note by Vamsi from
IBM. IBM's Vamsicharan Mudiam will keynote@cloudconnect_in on May 24 in
Bengaluru, #India. View his ... (more)
Performance is one word that is used to describe multiple scenarios when
talking about application performance. When someone says I need a High
Performance Application, it might mean any/all of the following:
Low web latency application ( meaning low page loading times) Application
that can serve ever increasing number of users (scalability) Application that
does not go down (either highly available or continuously available)
For each of the above, as an architect you need to dig deeper to find out
what the user is asking for. With the advent of cloud, every CIO is looking
to buil... (more)