All posts by Altoros

Hadoop Distributions: Cloudera vs. Hortonworks vs. MapR

May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments | Altoros
This 65-page research contains 7 tables and 83 diagrams that compare the main features of the major Hadoop distributions and demonstrate performance results for 4-, 8-, 12-, and 16-node clusters—measured under 7 types of workloads.

Hadoop on Windows Azure: Hive vs. JavaScript for Processing Big Data

May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Altoros
This study provides an overview of two out-of-the-box ways of processing big data with Hadoop on Windows Azure—Hive querying and JavaScript implementations—and compares their performance. It contains two tables and three graphs with the findings.

Data Visualization Frameworks: Flot vs. Highcharts vs. D3

May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Altoros
This research compares three popular but significantly different JavaScript libraries and evaluates how they handle massive data sets and real-time visualization.

Hadoop-Based Movie Recommendation Engine: A Comparison of the Apriori Algorithm vs. the k-means Method

May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Altoros
Download the document to learn how generating association rules differ from clustering data and explore three ways to optimize the quality of movie recommendations.

OpenShift and Cloud Foundry PaaS: High-level Overview of Features and Architectures

May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Altoros
This 10-page research provides a detailed overview of features, architecture, etc. for OpenShift and Cloud Foundry.

A Vendor-independent Comparison of NoSQL Databases: Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB, Riak

May 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Altoros
This 57-page research features a vendor-independent analysis of NoSQL databases, based on performance measured under different system workloads.