What excited me about Big Data

As a technical person my first curiosity about Big Data was to learn what it is. I think one of the most relevant definitions for Big Data was provided by Gartner Inc. The definition is the following. Big data is high-volume, high-velocity and/or high-variety...

Hosting CodeIgniter on Google App Engine

CodeIgniter is a PHP based MVC framework. It is the first PHP MVC framework I learnt while¬†learning PHP. My like-minded friends and I developed a small application in CodeIgniter. We didn’t develop it with a goal to host it on App Engine. After we used this...

Google BigQuery Billing Explained

Google BigQuery is a wonderful platform for analyzing your data. It is a database that can store various types of data from text to records to binary data. This BigData database provides very simple SQL like querying language to help mine your data and identify the...

Google Cloud Vision API

I explored another new service offered by Google Cloud. This is for extracting information from and about images it is called Google Cloud Vision. This service offers powerful features like Optical Character Recognition, Identifying objects in the images, location...