It's time for another Big Data Zone monthly round-up! Last time, we talked about R, Kafka, and lessons learned. In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about big data from the past month, including the top big data-related articles on DZone that you should check out, the top news that happened in the world of big data, big data jobs that you might be interested in, and more. Let's get started!
DZone Big Data Bonanza
Analyzing Trump's Android and iPhone Tweets: One Year Later by David Robinson. In the follow-up to his first post on the subject that garnered attention from the likes of NPR and The Washington Post, David uses text mining techniques to analyze how Donald Trump's tweets have changed since he won the majority of electoral college votes.
Data Model Design Best Practices (Part 1) by Dale Anderson. Business applications, data integration, master data management, data warehousing, big data, data lakes, and machine learning — these all have (or should have) a common and essential ingredient: a data model. So it's of the utmost importance that yours is well-designed. Be sure to check out Part 2 here!
5 Examples of Big Data in Healthcare by Carol McDonald. You probably don't need to be told that big data is everywhere — and of course, the world of healthcare is no exception. Come check out how healthcare can benefit immensely from the use of advanced analytics and big data technologies.
Don't Have Real-Time Analytics? Your Insights Are Already Too Late by Shelby Blitz. Terrified yet? Don't worry — Shelby will not only tell you why you need to get real-time big data analytics right now but also how you can do it.
What Is Kafka? by Jean-Paul Azar. Kafka is often used in real-time streaming data architectures to provide real-time analytics. Learn its specific use cases and learn why it's no surprise that it's exploding in popularity.
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Be a Big Data Boss
Below are a few big data-related jobs that may pique your interest. Feel free to check them out and apply today!
Auto/Mate Dealership Systems
Location: Albany, NY, United States
Experience: Develop ETL technical specifications and recommend, design, develop, test, implement, and support innovative and optimal data solutions. Assess and document the structure, quality, and compliance of data source data and coordinate with business and technology staff to identify and resolve issues.
Program Architect: Data and Analytics
Experience: 15-18 years of experience in designing/architecting/implementing large-scale data processing/storage/distribution systems and extensive experience working with large data sets.
Dive Deeper Into Big Data
The DZone Guide to Big Data: Data Science and Advanced Analytics. Explore the critical capabilities in next-generation self-service data preparation tools and dive deep into applications and languages affiliated with big data.
Recommendations Using Redis. Learn how to develop a simple recommendation system with Redis, how to use commands, and how to optimize your system for real-time recommendations in production.