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

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)


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.