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Codesport

In this month’s column, we feature a list of interview questions on operating systems, algorithms and computer architecture. Over the past few months, we have been discussing natural language processing and insight-centric storage…

Exploring Big Data on a Desktop, with Hadoop, Elasticsearch and Pig

In continuation of earlier articles, the author goes further into the subject to discuss Elasticsearch and Pig, and explain how they can be used to create an index for a large number of…

Codesport

In this month’s column, we feature a set of interview questions on algorithms, data structures, operating systems and computer architecture. For the past few months, we have been discussing information retrieval, Natural Language…

Exploring Big Data on a Desktop: Archiving and Retrieving Emails using HBase and Phoenix

In this column, the author discusses how large volumes of mail can be archived and retrieved using Big Data tools, HBase and Phoenix. One pressing challenge for any organisation is the storage and…

Codesport

In this month’s column, we discuss a medley of topics including solving cognitive intelligence puzzles, and how Python is getting used widely in AI and Natural Language Processing. For the past few months,…

Automate the Cropping of Photos from Scanned Album Pages

This month, we switch to a new track. Let’s explore how Imagemagick kills the drudgery in extracting photographs from scanned pages by automating the process. How does one easily share memories stored in…

Codesport

In this month’s column, we discuss how to apply data analytics to ‘data at rest’ in storage systems and the buzz around content-centric storage. For the past few months, we have been discussing…

Extend Wireless Router Capabilities Using a Netbook or Laptop

There are now a range of devices that are Wi-Fi enabled. So for situations where a wireless router is required, the additional functionality of Network Manager 0.98 is a great convenience. Fedora 18…

CodeSport

Over the next few columns, we will continue our discussion on data storage systems and look at how they are evolving to cater to the world of data-centric computing. Last month, we had…

Joy of Programming!

Design smells are poor solutions to recurring implementation and design problems. This article gives readers an overview on what design smells are, why we should be concerned about them, and what we can…

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