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Big Data

Reflections on Apache Drill

I have been playing with Apache Drill for quite some time now. In layman's terms, Apache Drill is SQL query engine which can perform queries against any type of data store - in particular any non-relational data store. Apache Drill's ability to query against raw...

Rise of Elastic Data Warehouse and Database Services

Currently the majority of cloud based database and data warehouse services are provisioned with fixed storage and compute resources. Resizing of resources cannot be performed without compromising availability and performance. This means service users typically end up with over-provisioned under-utilised expensive resources to accommodate possible...