Big data

Algobox, open source algorithmic trading platform

It's out! After months of hard work I am proud of publishing the open source algorithmic trading platform I have been working on, Algobox https://github.com/melphi/algobox.

An algorithmic trading platform is a very challenging software, a mixture of Big Data, Data Integration and Machine Learning technologies. 

Amazon Redshift, an independent review.

As on the Amazon AWS front page Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to efficiently analyze all your data using your existing business intelligence tools.

In this independent review I will set up an Amazon Redshift datawarehouse and do some basic tests to check, without going too much deep, what can be achieved with a simple Redshift installation.

Tutorial: Stress test MySQL or any other JDBC database with Yahoo Cloud Serving Benchmark (YCSB)

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Yahoo Cloud Serving Benchmark (YCSB) is an Open Source tool developed by Yahoo to stress test database systems. Both SQL and NoSQL databases are supported, which makes it a good tool to stress test databases like MySQL, Oracle, MongoDb, Cassandra, etc.