Java – Wrapper Class vs Primitive Class

Each of Java’s eight primitive data types has a class dedicated to it. These are known as wrapper classes because they “wrap” the primitive data type into an object of that class. The wrapper classes are part of the java.lang package, which is imported by default into all Java programs. The wrapper classes in java […]

UPI in Boosting a Cashless Indian Economy

After the demonetization hullabaloo last year, India is slowly inching its way to a cashless economy and UPI is a buzzword that is resonating through the air. So what is UPI or Unified Payment Interface? UPI is a payment system that allows money transfer between any two bank accounts via smartphone. The mechanism allows a […]

Sentiment Analysis on Demonetization – Pig Use Case

Let us find out the views of different people on the demonetization by analysing the tweets from twitter. Here is the dataset where twitter tweets are gathered in CSV format. You can download the dataset from the below link https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2nmxAJLHEE8amhpbTl5STEzZTQ Now we will load the data into pig using PigStorage as follows: 1 load_tweets = […]

Importance of Big Data in The Banking (BFSI) Segment

If in 2015 banking and financial markets firms were infants in utilizing Big Data to effectively transform their processes and organizations. They have turned out to be toddlers in 2016 as they inch forward from various stages of their activity with Big Data. It is encouraging to see banks continuing to make progress on drafting […]

HADOOP 1.0 V/S HADOOP2.0

Hadoop – the solution for deciphering the avalanche of Big Data – has come a long way from the time Google published its paper on Google File System in 2003 and MapReduce in 2004. It created waves with its scale-out and not scale-up strategy. Inroads from Doug Cutting and team at Yahoo and Apache Hadoop […]