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Couchbase : Create a large dataset using Twitter and Java


via Tug’s Blog: Couchbase : Create a large dataset using Twitter and Java.

An easy way to create large dataset when playing/demonstrating Couchbase -or any other NoSQL engine- is to inject Twitter feed into your database.

For this small application I am using:

In this example I am using Java to inject Tweets into Couchbase, you can obviously use another langage if you want to.

The sources of this project are available on my Github repository  Twitter Injector for Couchbase you can also download the Binary version here, and execute the application from the command line, see Run The Application paragraph. Do not forget to create your Twitter oAuth keys (see next paragraph)

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Tracking user sentiments on Twitter with Twitter4j and Esper


Tracking user sentiments on Twitter with Twitter4j and Esper

For new comers to Complex Event Processing  and Twitter API, I hope this serves as a short tutorial and helps them get off the ground quickly.

Managing big data and mining useful information from it is the hottest discussion topic in technology right now. Explosion of growth in semi-structured data flowing from social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin is making technologies like Hadoop, Cassandra a part of every technology conversation. So as not to fall behind of competition, all customer centric organizations are actively engaged in creating social strategies. What can a company get out of data feeds from social networks? Think location based services, targeted advertisements and algorithm equity trading for starters. IDC Insights have some informative blogs on the relationship between big data and business analytics. Big data in itself will be meaningless unless the right analytic tools are available to sift through it, explains Barb Darrow in her blog post  on gigaom.com