Vinodh is an experienced Java developer and web designer who is passionate about using technology based solutions to fix real work challenges. 

Posts by Vinodh Thiagarajan

DRUID with Pivot – Build an Extremely Fast, Full Blown Site on your Big Data in Minutes

DRUID is a distributed Data store while Pivot and Superset are applications/Framework that run on DRUID. What DRUID-Pivot/Superset brings to the table is extraordinary. In short, if you have data in the size of millions/billions and need to visualize the data in numerous ways and combinations, you can do that with DRUID-Pivot/Superset. Working on top …

Build Bootstrap CSS Grids in seconds with Shoelace.io

Media queries drive responsive websites, and when developing, Bootstrap framework GRIDS assist with responsiveness. Unless there is a change in the layout across devices, there won’t be an issue, but when special breakpoints exist, and pages are framed according to the requirement, dynamic grids are needed to handle 3-4 sections in the screen with ease. …

AWS Athena – Query TB sized files in seconds

In this video blog, Sr. Big Data Consultant, Vinodh Thiagarajan, uses AWS Athena to query TB sized data files in seconds. Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using standard SQL. Athena is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage, and you pay only …

Observer Design Pattern – Java

When you write Data Validations, Credit Card Validations, Phone Number Validations, and String Validation, we mostly choose 3rd party Common Utilities, mainly the library from Apache. This is to prevent the wheel reinvention; technically we call it “CODE REUSE” or just “REUSABILITY.” When it comes to Design Patterns, the way I think of it is, it’s  still …

My First Week in Big Data

Musings of a Java Dude Written By: Vinodh Thiagarajan, Sr. Java Consultant I am a developer and spend all of my time with non-big data items. That is why I felt somewhat lost when I entered the Intersys premise. My mission is to become a Hadoop Developer within a short time period along with a …