In my last post I discussed how enterprise search can bring big data within reach. To achieve this, however, crawling and indexing must move beyond traditional vertical scaling and move into a truly distributed model ala Hadoop and its cousins. The end product of integrating enterprise search and distributed computing is a scalable, flexible, responsive [...]
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by Darin Stewart | April 7, 2014 | 4 Comments
by Darin Stewart | April 1, 2014 | 5 Comments
Regardless of industry, sector or size, the promise of unlocking the full potential of enterprise information with big data technologies and big content techniques is tantalizing. Unfortunately, for most organizations, realizing the promise of big data remains out of reach. The perception is that there is just too much information to get under control, things [...]
by Darin Stewart | February 16, 2012 | 3 Comments
I own a lot of books. Our family library (an enclosed bay of our garage) is lined floor to ceiling with shelves sagging under the weight of a few thousand cloth-bound volumes. I’m also an avid fan of electronic readers. At one time or another, I have owned just about every eReader ever produced. Last [...]