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How Big Data can bring big improvements to the oil, energy and utilities sector

by Srinivasan Nagarajan

Companies in the oil, energy and utilities sector are the largest in the world, and they strive to make the most out of all their available data resources to add value to their businesses and maintain customer satisfaction. Increasingly they look [...]

WHISHWORKS Achieves Consulting & Reseller Gold Partner Status with Hortonworks


Big Data and systems integration services provider achieves gold status as Hortonworks consulting partner and reseller to provide the best in data-driven services for customers

WHISHWORKS, the global IT services company that designs, builds and [...]

Your data goldmine - how to capture it, hold it, categorise it and use it

by Khyati Sahu

Believe it or not, data mining for business intelligence is not dissimilar to mining in the physical world, where, say, a precious metal extracted from the earth is transferred to a processing plant, filtered, refined and fashioned into jewellery [...]

Bright lights, smart city, Big Data


Barcelona, the most connected city in the world? 

A smart city is the city of the future. A predicted 60% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2030. For that to be possible, connected products and services will change the urban [...]

5 Benefits of Deploying Hadoop

by Khyati Sahu

Data driven organisations that need to process large and varied datasets often opt for Apache Hadoop as a potential tool due to its ability to process, store, and manage vast amounts of structured, unstructured or semi-structured data. 

The demand for Big Data experts: Is there a real shortage?

by Kranthi Vempati

The demand for Big Data experts has sky-rocketed over the last decade, mainly due to the growth in data creation and storage facilities available to organisations. Our clients are increasingly fighting to secure the very best in Big Data [...]

What does Big Data mean for you?


So far in this series, we have talked about what Big Data is, and how to identify a good vendor, and today I’d like to take a moment of your time to talk about what it all means for you. No matter what industry you work in, Big Data has the [...]

WHISHWORKS is the sponsor at "Open Enterprise Hadoop Roadshow - London"


WHISHWORKS is the official sponsor at Open Enterprise Hadoop Roadshow, London.

Find out on how Hadoop can help your organization turn data into business value and also learn more about Open Enterprise Hadoop.

Installing SolrCloud on Hadoop

by Vijaya Bhoomireddy

Apache Solr is one of the powerful open-source search libraries available in the market. In this article, we will discuss on how to set up a Solr cluster i.e. SolrCloud on Hadoop so that Solr index data is stored in HDFS and is made available for [...]