In Chapter 1, we answered the Why?. In this chapter, we will answer the How?. When you understand the Why, the answer to the How happens in only a matter of time.
This chapter covers the following topics:
Traditional vs. modern (big) data
SMACK in a nutshell
Spark, the engine
Mesos, the container
Akka, the model
Cassandra, the storage
Kafka, the broker
Traditional vs. Modern (Big) Data
Is time quantized? Is there an indivisible amount of time that cannot be divided? Until now, the correct answer to these questions was “Nobody knows.” The only certain thing is that on ...