Data Modeling for APIs. Part 2: REST and JSON
In the second part of this series of posts we start looking into the implications of the choice between a SOAP and a REST approach to implementing APIs from a data modeling perspective. For most people a SOAP API is associated with an XML data model, while a REST API is associated with a JSON […]Read More →
A small step for Impala, a big step for SQL-on-Hadoop. More to come, hopefully.
Recently Cloudera published the results of a benchmark performed internally, comparing its own SQL-on-Hadoop implementation (Impala) against a carefully selected competition composed of Hive and an undisclosed RDBMS and showing that Impala outperforms both. As Gigaom’s Derrick Harris was quick to point out, beating Hive is not something to write home about as Hive is […]Read More →
Data Modeling for APIs. Part 1: setting the stage
Lately we’ve been engaged in the design of a data model for a project aiming to deliver an API for analytics in the domain of energy. As there is an ongoing debate in the consortium wrt to the type of API that will be implemented (RESTful vs Web Services), we have been asked to provide […]Read More →