Hadoop vs. Spark: Which One Is Right for You?

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In the big data universe, Hadoop and Spark are often pitted against one another as direct competitors. When deciding which of these two frameworks is right for your organization, it's important to be aware of their essential differences and…
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What Is Java Programming Language?

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Java is a general-purpose computer programming language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is the foundation for virtually every type of networked application and is the global standard for developing…
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What Is MATLAB?

MATLAB (short for matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks, a leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. Intended…
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SPSS: IBM Statistical Package

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SPSS is a statistical package that was first developed in 1968 as the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), with SPSS, Inc. being established in 1975. In 2010, IBM acquired SPSS, and IBM SPSS became part of IBM’s Business Analytics…
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SAS: Statistical Analysis System

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One of the oldest statistical programs is the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) by SAS Institute, Inc. Developed in 1976, SAS has evolved over the past four decades to provide powerful data analysis tools that are used by researchers, businesses…
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Office Analysis: Excel & Data

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Microsoft Office’s Excel spreadsheet program offers users a great many features for data organization, description and analysis. In this article, we will take a look at some of the features Excel provides users. Data Validation The data…
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What is an Application Programming Interface?

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By itself, a computer language consists of several things: built-in types of data like numbers (integers and floats), letters (characters) and ordered lists of these data types (arrays).  It also provides simple tools for working with this…
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R Programming

The fast rising popularity of R indicates its successful acceptance in the analytic community. It has been developed to be the most important tool for data science, data mining, data visualization and computational statistics. Worldwide it gained…
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What is Machine Learning? How Does it Help Society?

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Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides the ability of a system to use data and experience to improve its performance. This entails a system learning without being programmed. Simply put, machine learning is…