Brick and Mortar Retail Stores
This case study analyzes of the biggest brick and mortar retailer worldwide that conducts its business mainly in Europe. For privacy issues, we do not state the name of the company.Download Now
The focus of this case study is one the largest online retailers in Romania - this retailer generates massive amounts of data on a daily basis.Download Now
CitySprint case study
Bigstep assisted CitySprint in the implementation of a high-performance, flexible environment tailor-made for analyzing real-time and historical fleet data.Download Now
AlignAlytics case study
Bigstep Provides Mission-Critical Performance for Advanced Analytics.Download Now
Atheon Analytics Case Study
Bigstep Provides Superlative Software Orchestration for Advanced Analytics.Download Now
The Benefits of Being a Data-Driven Company
Data-driven companies are 23 times more likely to find new customers. As with previous technological advances, not embracing it in time is a risk - the market may eventually shut your company out.Download Now
Bigstep DataLab: a Technical Overview
The Bigstep DataLab is an optimal turnkey data-research solution for businesses of all size that enables easy access to collaborative analytics and data science.Download Now
Cloud Versus On-Premises TCO
The idea of the cost effectiveness of running on-premise hardware is still very much alive despite evidence to the contrary. The primary reasons for that are the hidden costs that are either ignored or too complex to calculate.Download Now
Getting The Most Out Of Impala - Best Practices For Infrastructure Optimization
We tested Cloudera Impala in an effort to understand what hardware setup would provide the best performance/price for it. Our aim is to provide a quick practical guide for choosing the infrastructure to run Impala on.Download Now
Virtual Machines vs Bigstep Metal Cloud in Machine Learning
Using the H2O distributed database project, we are testing two machine learning algorithms, GLM (Generalized Linear Model) and DL (Deep Learning), against an on-premise virtualized environment and the Bigstep Metal Cloud.Download Now
Cassandra's Scaling Economics
How does the NoSQL database Cassandra scale and how does that impact your wallet?Download Now
AlignAlytics Benchmarks Elasticsearch on the Bigstep Infrastructure
AlignAlytics benchmarked Elasticsearch running in the Bigstep Metal Cloud and consistently saw a 100-200% performance improvement over their existing dedicated servers.Download Now
Best Practices for Scaling Elasticsearch in the Cloud
Find out how to make better decisions about the architecture of your Elasticsearch cluster, how Elasticsearch scales vertically and horizontally and when it might be worth it to do either.Read Now
Sub-Milisecond Response with Couchbase
Learn what makes Couchbase one of the highest-performing NoSQL databases we have seen in our lab so far.Download Now
Getting the Most Out of Impala
We tested Impala in order to identify the sweet spot between performance and budget.Download Now
How to Use Docker on the Bigstep Infrastructure
This tutorial shows how easy it is to use Docker on Bigstep.Download Now
Bigstep Touts Highest Performance Cloud For Big Data Crunching
In this video, V3 sits down with Ioana Hreninciuc, our Commercial Director, to hear about how the firm is targeting the big data market with Infrastructure as a Service.Read Now
Interview with Christian Prokopp - Big Data Partnership
Christian talks about how big data Partnership uses Hadoop to solve client very particular data processing needs.Read Now
Interview with Antony Falco - Basho
Antony talks about DBs in the Cloud and the challenges and opportunities that generates.Read Now
Interview with Andreas Vermeulen - Steria
Andreas talks about big data technologies used at Steria, a leading IT-enabled business services provider.Read Now
Introduction to Blockchain
Blockchain is a technology invented with the birth of Bitcoin, the first crypto currency.Download Now
Docker Series Part I - What Is Docker and Why Use It?
Felix Crisan, CEO of Netopia, makes an intro to Docker and why it's important.Download Now
Docker Series Part II - Why Developers Love Docker
Docker might be hard to get for non-technical people. This article describes why Docker and micro-services are getting the attention that they get.Download Now
Docker Series Part III - Beyond Docker - Are Containers Here to Stay?
In this final part of the series, Felix goes into why Docker has the potential to become a standard for PaaS.Download Now
Bigstep unleashes performance with Bigstep Metal Cloud
HP showcases Bigstep as a client that applies innovative technologies for solving big data problems.Read Now
InfoQ: Scaling NoSQL Databases
Alex Bordei wrote about scaling NoSQL databases and tips for increasing performance when using these data stores.Read Now
Bigstep Metal Cloud Overview
Learn everything about the world's highest performance cloud, purpose-built for big data.Read Now
Data Lake and the Rise of the Microservices
Bigstep DataLake can efficiently hold structured and unstructured data of any type: clickstream data, social media feeds, audio/video, machine data and logs, sensor data, CRM or ERP exports, RDBMS or NoSQL exports, and just about any other type of data imaginable.Download Now
Datameer on the Bigstep Infrastructure
With Datameer on Bigstep Metal you get an entire big data analytics stack deployed, configured, and ready to crunch data, in less than 20 minutes.Download Now
Security on the Bigstep Infrastructure
The Bigstep Metal Cloud provides isolated environments for hosting critical data - learn how we secure your data.Download Now
Building Data Lakes in the Cloud
A walk through the steps required to build a data lake in the cloud and connect it to on-premises environments, covering best practices in architecting cloud data lakes and key aspects such as performance, security, benefits and software solutions, presenting technologies ranging from basic HDFS storage to real-time processing with Spark Streaming.Download Now
Bigstep and HP have partnered to provide the highest performance cloud in the world.
Alex Bordei talks about the data lake and the rise of the microservices at Big Data Week 2015 in London.
Ioana Hreninciuc talks about changing the status quo at Big Data Week 2015 in London.
Alex Bordei talks about the performance of DataStax at the Cassandra Summit in London.
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Alex Bordei talks about the performance of Couchbase in the cloud at Hadoop Users Group UK.
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Marius Boeru talks about how Bigstep uses Ansible to automate big data applications at AnsibleFest London.
See the presentation here.