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Big Data

MaxCompute One of World's Leading Cloud-Based Data Warehouse

Forrester names Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute as one of the world's leading cloud-based data warehouse in the "Cloud Data Warehouse, Q1 2018" report.

Fault Tolerance with Application High Availability or Batch Compute

We will talk about two seemingly opposing ideas – high availability and batch computing – can be integrated into a single solution using Alibaba Cloud's services.

Creating Custom Environments for Batch Services

In this article, we will not explore how to create jobs rather we will take a look at how we can customize the underlying infrastructure as needed or required by our software packages.

MaxCompute Wins Science and Technology Award of Zhejiang Province

Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute has recently been awarded first prize of the Science and Technology Progress Award of Zhejiang Province for its contributions in the big data field.

Prometheus: The Unicorn in Metrics

In this article, we will learn how Prometheus stores large amounts of data through its time series database layer.

Deploy Apache Flink Natively on YARN or Kubernetes?

This blog discusses new features for Apache Flink, including standalone clusters, support for Per-Job and Session modes on YARN, and native integration with Kubernetes.

Why Did Alibaba Choose Apache Flink Anyway?

This blog article, based on a speech at the Yunqi Conference, discusses the development process of Flink and why Alibaba chose Flink from the service perspective.

The Wild, Wild Apache Flink: Challenges and Opportunities

This blog article discusses how Apache Flink and its ecosystem may be on the verge of something great in the machine learning space, despite many challenges.

All About BTrDB: Berkeley's Tree Database

This article studies and introduces the internal implementation details of BTrDB, an open-source time series database for IoT.

SQL and TimescaleDB

This article takes a closer look into TimescaleDB, a PostgreSQL-based time series database that is fully SQL-compatible.

High-Speed Querying with Confluo from RISElab

In this article, we will learn how Confluo can help to solve the challenges of high-speed writes, low-latency online query, and low-overhead offline query.

Analysis of the Storage Mechanism in InfluxDB

This article describes the design of time series data storage and indexing in InfluxDB.

Using Alibaba Cloud TSDB in Big Data Cluster Monitoring Scenarios

This article describes the application of Alibaba Cloud TSDB for big data cluster monitoring based on the use case of a large Internet enterprise in Shanghai.

What Are Time Series Databases?

In this article, we will introduce the history and development of time series databases (TSDBs) and discuss the applications of TSDBs.

Setting Up PySpark on Alibaba Cloud CentOS Instance

This tutorial provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to setup PySpark in Alibaba Cloud ECS instance which is running CentOS 7.x operating system.

Alibaba Cloud Day @SAP

On Alibaba Cloud Day, SAP welcomed in some of Alibaba Cloud's brightest minds for a celebration of their strategic partnership and to future new heights of excellence.

Machine Learning and How to Use It on Alibaba Cloud

Machine learning is an important way to use to create value for customers. This article discusses what machine learning is and how you can use it on Alibaba Cloud.

How Can Kubernetes Be Used for Genetic Analysis?

This article details how Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes can be used for genetic analysis in both research and clinical applications.

Big Data Storage and Spark on Kubernetes

This article discusses big data storage and how Alibaba Cloud container services and Spark on Kubernetes can be used to meet several different storage scenarios.

Installing Elasticsearch and Kibana with ECS

In this tutorial, we will go through the step-by-step process of installing Elasticsearch and Kibana on an Alibaba Cloud ECS instance.