Saturday, July 23, 2011

Good video tutorial for BIRT Reporting platform

Good video tutorial for BIRT Reporting platform.


BIRT is a open source reporting platform and its consists of Report designer and a Runtime component that you can add to your app server. It also provide a charting engine that lets you add charts to your own application.

Some of the important features provided by BIRT

Drill Down Support
Connection Pooling
Multiple Master Pages
Enhanced Cascaded Parameters
Joined Data Set
Export to PDF/Excel/CSV formats

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Hadoop the high-performance parallel data processing and reliable data storage technique

"I keep saying the sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians" - Google’s Chief Economist Hal Varian

If you want a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using a simple programming model, then Hadoop will be the best option.

Technically, Hadoop consists of two key services: reliable data storage using the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and high-performance parallel data processing using a technique called MapReduce.