It is often necessary to build a proof of concept to show the ease and feasibility of Big Data to customers / project promoters or colleagues. With OSTMap (Open Source Tweet Map) mgm partners with the ScaDS to prove that it is possible to accomplish a lot with the right choice of technologies in a short time frame.
But fist, what is OSTMap? OSTMap enables the user to view live, geo-tagged tweets of the last hours on a map, search all collected tweets by a term or user name and view the amount of incoming tweets per minute distinguished by language as a graph. OSTMap covers several important areas of a typical big data PoC projects: scalability, stream processing and ingest of incoming data, batch processing of stored data, near real-time queries and visualization of the data.