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Running Zookeeper in replicated mode (for Apache Kafka)

by Kumar Raju Datla

In this blog, we will explore the recommendations for running Zookeeper in replicated mode and why this is the best method for using Zookeeper within your Apache Kafka implementation.

The use of data in 2020 and beyond


40 zettabytes (40 trillion gigabytes) of data will be created in 2020 alone. So, what contributes to this large number? It’s everything we do online, everything we stream/download, every piece of data coursing through cloud networks and all the [...]

WHISHWORKS partners with HPE and Confluent


WHISHWORKS, a global IT services and consulting company, today announced a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Confluent. With the new partnerships the company further enhances its enterprise grade capabilities within artificial [...]

Kafka versus traditional messaging frameworks

by Kumar Raju Datla

In the last decade, organisations have become reliant on multiple systems and applications to fulfil their business needs. To work effectively, these systems and applications must be able to communicate with each other in a secure and efficient [...]

WHISHWORKS partners with Microsoft Azure


WHISHWORKS are thrilled to announce a new partnership agreement with Microsoft Azure. The agreement enables the company’s Big Data Team to architect and deliver to customers scalable, on-demand, advanced analytics solutions using the Microsoft [...]

The Business Sense of Artificial Intelligence

by Gaurav Bhardwaj

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere, from social media platforms using AI to analyse content and behaviours, to digital platforms like Amazon and Netflix that use AI for their recommendation engines. With (now) quantifiable benefits and [...]

Data Analytics Explained


Data analytics is the science of analysing raw data in order to derive useful insights and can be classified into four types – Descriptive, Diagnostic, Predictive and Prescriptive. No one type is better than the other, and businesses are most [...]

7 steps to Predictive Analytics


Continuous developments in Business Intelligence is critical for allowing companies to stay ahead of competition. The latest approach to BI is predictive analytics. Predictive Analytics enables organisations to forecast future events, analyse [...]

How artificial intelligence is transforming the insurance sector

by Carlos Somohano

WHISHWORKS' Carlos Somohano discusses the key benefits AI is bringing to the Insurance sector with Insurance Business UK