The articles on Hadoop present over the internet and in many of the books, states that:

“Hadoop stores data in parallel.”

While there’s nothing wrong with the statement but it often creates misunderstanding among the individuals. Here, parallel refers to the storage architecture of HDFS (i.e. how the data is being stored) and not how the data is transmitted. It does not mean that the slices are being sent to the data nodes at once, in real time. …

What exactly is Ansible?

Ansible is an open-source, cross-platform automation tool used for configuration management and application-deployment thus providing infrastructure as code. Ansible works on declarative language approach i.e. the user only needs to define what task he wants to achieve on particular system and Ansible configures what commands to use with the help of it’s modules.

The term “ansible” was coined by Ursula K. Le Guin in her 1966 novel Rocannon’s World, and refers to fictional instantaneous communication systems. And the Ansible tool was developed by Michael DeHaan, the author of the provisioning server application Cobbler and co-author of the Fedora Unified Network…

What is AI?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the simulation of human intelligence programmed into the machines, that makes it possible for them to learn from experiences, adjust to new inputs and perform human-like tasks.

Types of AI

What is Cloud Computing?

It simply refers to leveraging of computing services (like data storage, computing power, servers, analytics etc) over the internet on pay-as-you-go basis. In Layman’s terms it’s a rented online system or service.

Why Cloud Computing?


As digital transformation of India is picking up speed to fulfill the vision of a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, the agricultural sector remains no exception to it. The government plans to improve the online infrastructure by increasing internet connectivity and providing rural areas with high-speed internet networks to provide government services (especially to small farmers) and to accomplish universal digital literacy.

Visit this link to get a basic overview of cloud computing.

Case Study: IFFCO leveraging cloud computing capabilities with AWS

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Do you know what’s the most valuable resource in the world? Few years back oil was referred as the most valuable resource in the world. But now it’s spot has been taken by data. In today’s information era data has become the single most valuable resource in the world with it’s value increasing with every passing year. For more info read on THE ECONOMIST.

BIG DATA plays a huge role in understanding valuable insights about target demographics and customer preferences and provides a new view into traditional metrics, like sales and marketing information.

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