“Your imagination is a preview of life’s coming attractions,” said Albert Einstein. The eLearning industry seems to have adopted this as its motto with creativity enjoying a free run.
According to an IBM report, companies that apply eLearning can boost productivity by up to 50%. It is estimated that for every $1 that a company spends, they can receive $30 worth of productivity. Check out this infographic for more such promising statistics. (more…)
Research and analysis firm, IDC predicts that the total global volume of created and replicated data in 2020 may be about 35 zettabyte (1.8 trillion gigabytes) — about 18 times more than what was produced (established) in 2006. Even as data is rising to these gargantuan levels, it is shocking to know that just one to five percent gains are made from data-driven decision making. Here is an example that shows how small figures translate to gain in an industry. According to a recent article in the New York Times, a difference of one percentage in fuel efficiency would mean a savings of around three billion dollars in the airline industry.
Imagine a case where you have 10000 random points in a two-dimensional space, and you need to write a program that detects points in a given rectangular area.
Let’s visualize this for a better understanding of the problem.
With the recent arrival of various search servers and analytics engines, the process to store, search and analyze huge volumes of data in real time has become easier. Elasticsearch is one such search and analytics engine. It is a highly scalable, open-source full-text search and analytics engine suitable for applications that require complex search features. (more…)