You have a web crawling service? See how CloudSigma can match your scalability and cost-efficiency requirements

Customer Profile Grepsr is a leading cloud powered web scraping service. It provides custom solutions to extract public data for non-technical individuals and teams that need data extracted, aggregated, and organized so they can focus on more important things. Its managed platform helps companies with everything they need to capture, normalize and effortlessly bring data into their systems. The data …

Installing Hadoop on a Single Node in Five Simple Steps

The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage. Rather than rely on hardware to deliver high-availability, the library itself is designed to detect …

Realtime Twitter Data Ingestion using Flume

With more than 330 million active users, Twitter is one of the top platforms where people like to share their thoughts. Twitter data can be used for a variety of purposes such as research, consumer insights, demographic insights and many more. Twitter data insights are especially useful for businesses as they allow for the analysis of large amounts of data …

Measuring VM Traffic on CloudSigma

How to measure the traffic on your VM with the CloudSigma API and RRDtool

Learn how to measure the traffic of your virtual machines in CloudSigma using the simple instructions below, to obtain, store and graph the traffic from our different network interfaces. To obtain the statistics of each interface we can make use of the CloudSigma API and a simple script that will store the data of each network interface. The database we …

CloudSigma Sponsors "An Intro to Data Science with R event" to Encourage R Language Adoption

CloudSigma was excited to have sponsored the Intro to Data Science with R event, organized by R User Group Sylhet! The event took place on May 1st 2018, at the ACM office, Sylhet, Bangladesh. The event brought together more than 20 R Language enthusiasts, software developers and data scientists to learn, exchange ideas and promote the R programming language usage. …

Setting up a Big Data Cluster on Cloudera

CDH is Cloudera’s 100% open source platform distribution, including Apache Hadoop and built specifically to meet enterprise demands. CDH delivers everything you need for enterprise use right out of the box. By integrating Hadoop with more than a dozen other critical open source projects, Cloudera has created a functionally advanced system that helps you perform end-to-end Big Data workflows. (Source) …

Setting up a Big Data Cluster within Minutes in 3 Easy Steps

HDP is the industry’s a truly secure, enterprise-ready open source Apache™ Hadoop® distribution based on a centralized architecture (YARN). HDP addresses the complete needs of data-at-rest, powers real-time customer applications and delivers robust big data analytics that accelerate decision making and innovation. (Source: https://hortonworks.com/products/data-platforms/hdp/). I am going to install HDP to create a cluster of 5 nodes deployed on CloudSigma. …

Improving Data-intensive Applications by Moving Data and Computation into Mixed Cloud/Fog Environments

The DITAS project is a Research and Innovation Action funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will conclude in December 2019. The consortium includes 5 industry partners (including CloudSigma) and 3 research organisations from 6 European countries. The coordinator of the DITAS project is Dr. David García Pérez, from …

Simple, Reliable & Efficient – The Top Reasons Why This Asset Management Company Chose CloudSigma

Customer Profile Our client operates in the financial services sector as a fully-licensed, independent investment advisory and asset management company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Boasting a team of highly skilled and experienced Swiss bankers, financial analysts and multi-disciplinary professionals, the company offers an integrated, client-focused approach to the management and protection of global financial assets. Their multi-national team, comprising experts …

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Discover how CloudSigma and Webscale Enabled Dynamic Autoscaling for a Swiss Spatial Data Portal

Customer Profile EBP is a leading, internationally active enterprise with planning, construction, consulting, IT, and communications business units. EBP executes consulting projects in the fields of security, water, environment, energy, climate as well as software development projects. CloudSigma works with their IT consulting department headquartered in Switzerland. Their customer CCGEO (Conference of State Centres for Geoinformation) has established a consolidated …

Customer Success Story with the European Space Agency

Earth Observation Data & Processing in the Cloud: Earthquake & Volcanic Hazard Analysis by the European Space Agency

Customer Profile ESA RSS (Research and Service Support) is a service provided by European Space Agency (ESA). ESA is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. ESA RSS service provides resources to support Earth …