MapReduce vs Spark (!)

Reading Time: 1 minute People most generally make a mistake by comparing MapReduce with Spark. Actually, MapReduce is a programming paradigm, so we cannot compare MapReduce with Spark. But we can compare how Hadoop uses MapReduce and Spark uses MapReduce. In Hadoop MapReduce, each job has one Map and one Reduce phase; but in Read more…

Big Data Analytics using Apache Pig

Reading Time: 2 minutes When you make some analysis on Hadoop, Apache Pig is one of the simplest ways to get and transform the data. Another alternative is Apache Hive, which seems more easy for people who already know SQL. Well, I used both, but writing scripts with Pig are better since you become Read more…

How to Predict Churners in Need for Speed

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, with the advantages of analyzing billions of data in real time, companies can better understand their customers’ emotions. Especially the tech companies should develop bigdata based models to increase user experience and reduce churn. At this point, I would like to share my experience about Need for Speed iOS Read more…