What wikipedia can’t tell you about Apache storm and Apache spark streaming

This is a 1 min readI am seeing a lot of questions around Spark streaming and Storm in Quora. When to choose what and what are their performances, reliability and support like. There are a lot of comparisons as usual available in the web , if you google around you could find. But instead comparing them side by side I thought of talking… Continue reading

What you didn’t know about Real-time notification systems

This is a 2 min readI have been intrigued by Event Notification systems for a long time now, In fact this started from my programming days in legacy environments like iSeries. So I started working on a toy project which evolved into a solid project. I thought I will muse about that recent project the RealTimeNotification. But before going into the details of the… Continue reading

Polyglot persistence and NOSQL

This is a 2 min readRecently I had a real life encounter with a scenario where I had to design a solution with a strategy which turned out to be strategy called Polyglot persistence, which I learnt later doing some research. Actually 4 years ago from when I wrote this post  Martin Fowler put forth the concept Polyglot persistence. So what’s polyglot persistence ?… Continue reading

I Love scikit-learn and NLTK for python

This is a 1 min readI have been recently trying out scikit-learn and NLTK with python mostly “classifying” data. As they say its the best available combination to “teach yourself data science”. I am in love with the features like the pre-packed corpora it comes with like movie reviews. NLTK comes with 50 corpora and lexical resources which you can play around… Continue reading

RTOS Roundup for IoT

This is a 2 min readI have been musing about my views on IoT gateways, protocols and how to handle message inflow from different forms of  “things” in IoT. For a change I wanted to focus on the ingredients of a “thing”. “Things” may or may not be constrained or constrained for different things depending on the context. either case the key ingredient is… Continue reading