Saturday, 30 May 2015

Mapping tweets at FA cup



The tweets coming from around the Wembley stadium where the FA cup is being played.



Arsenal fans are collecting around Emirates Stadium

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Google to make BigTable technology public on the Cloud



Big Table runs some of the largest big data features currently in Google

Big Table is a NoSQL to make huge data sets meaningful for the business.   This is not going to be cheap, it requires 4 nodes and you are going to need to spend a great deal more than Azure DocumentDB or NoSQL Tables to get going.

Microsoft has a long way to catch up to Microsoft and AWS.  But they certainly have the experience of Big Data behind them, Google was doing Big Data before we were all saying it.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Track tweets from the birth of the next British Royal baby in real time



St Mary's Hospital where today, May 2 2015, the Princes in in Labour (Labor for Americans)