Monthly Archives: July 2015

It is out! O’Reilly published “Introduction to Big Data and NoSQL”

This Summer, O’Reilly published my 3-hour course on Big Data and NoSQL.  I was delighted to receive some good feedback on O’Reilly’s site shortly after publishing: “Another Big Data tutorial? Do we need another one?” you may ask. The answer is resounding “Yes!”  Here is what is different… The existing offerings out there roughly belong…
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SciSpike and O’Reilly Release “Java Design Patterns” Online Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SciSpike and O’Reilly Release “Java Design Patterns” Online Course Austin, Texas - July 15, 2015 SciSpike founder Petter Graff , in collaboration with O’Reilly Media Canada, has produced an online training course on Java Design Patterns. In this course, Petter shows in a clear and easy to understand way, with numerous examples,…
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SciSpike and O’Reilly Release “Introduction to Big Data” Online Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SciSpike and O’Reilly Release “Introduction to Big Data” Online Course Austin, Texas - July 15, 2015 SciSpike founder and six time IBM Data Champion, Vladimir Bacvanski, in collaboration with O’Reilly Media Canada, has released an online training course for an Introduction to Big Data. In this Introduction to Big Data training course,…
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Insights Into Modeling NoSQL

Industry Expert and SciSpike Co-Founder Dr. Vladimir BacVanski partnered with Dataversity to produce and publish this research paper. A summary is below and the full paper can be downloaded by clicking the link at the end of the Executive Summary. Executive Summary The central focus of this report is a DATAVERSITY® 2015 Survey titled “Modeling…
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Introduction to Big Data

In this Video Series published by O'Reilly, Vladimir Bacvanski provides an overview of fundamental big data concepts, tools, techniques and practices. In addition to the O'Reilly's site, you can also view the videos on Safari Books Online. In the video series Vladimir covers a wide range of technologies and provides insight into where and how…
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Design Patterns in Java

SciSpike's founder Petter Graff has developed a video series to help developers understand Design Patterns. The video series has been published by O'Reilly and can be downloaded from Amazon or the O'Reilly site. The video series is also available for subscribers to Safari Books Online. The series uses a set of "white board" drawings to…
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MongoDB adds SciSpike as Development Services Partner

MongoDB adds SciSpike as Development Services Partner Austin, Texas - May 1, 2015 SciSpike now formally offers mongDB users advanced design and implementation expertise as a mongoDB Services Partner. Petter Graff, founder of SciSpike, says, “We have been teaching people the place of NoSQL systems in their architecture for some years now, and our Custom…
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