Basics of Big Data Performance Benchmarking

This blog introduces the need for specialized tools for benchmarking Big Data products. Different tools and methods were introduced. We will continue this blog series and add specific test commands with Lab setup. We understand the need to also present our performance results for common benefit of the Big Data community. Our present study does reveal gaps

Primer: Big Data Stack and Technologies

Big data technologies and their applications are stepping into mature production environments. Many storage startups have jumped onto the bandwagon with the availability of mature, open source big data tools from Google, Yahoo, and Facebook. This blog covers big data stack with its current problems, available open source tools and its applications.