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Big Data Gets a Little More Manageable

Big Data Gets a Little More Manageable

Processing advancements are getting a lot of attention for their use with Big Data. Big Data isn’t just Hadoop and in-memory anymore. Big data technologies and tools have grown significantly…

Big Data Bits Featuring Couchbase, Datawatch, Panopticon, MongoDB, Hadoop 2.x

Big Data Bits Featuring Couchbase, Datawatch, Panopticon, MongoDB, Hadoop 2.x

Europe seems to be on holiday this week and in North America it’s the unofficial last week of summer. But in the world of Big Data there’s no time for reclining or relaxing. Though we can’t cover everything, here are a few bits of news we find worth mentioning. […]

Hive Cheat Sheet for SQL Users

Hive Cheat Sheet for SQL Users

Explore all topics Hadoop BigData MongoDB Redis Cassandra HBase Riak CouchDB Neo4j MapReduce myNoSQL ‹ Back Nice resource for people familiar with SQL looking into Hive: via: http://hortonworks.com/blog/hive-cheat-sheet-for-sql-users/ « Previous post by Alex Popescu Advertisment Most read Latest Search

Big Data Bits: Featuring Facebook, Apache Giraph, Continuuity, LucidWorks, Hortonworks & Infochimps

Big Data Bits: Featuring Facebook, Apache Giraph, Continuuity, LucidWorks, Hortonworks & Infochimps

There’s always plenty of news in the Big Data world and, try as we might, we can’t cover it all; so we’re highlighting a few of the items that made us take notice and offering a wee-bit of context around it.  Outdoing Hadoop: Facebook Scales Apache Giraph to a […]

Sexy Enough To Be A Data Scientist? Here's What It Takes & Where To Begin [Infographic]

Sexy Enough To Be A Data Scientist? Here’s What It Takes & Where To Begin [Infographic]

 “Data Scientist” is the sexiest job of the 21st century. The Harvard Business Review made this claim last October and it seems that everyone (including your grandmother) has been repeating it ever since.  But what exactly does a data scientist do and what specifically makes her/him sexy (aside from […]

Big Data Debate: Will HBase Dominate NoSQL?

Big Data Debate: Will HBase Dominate NoSQL?

For The Motion Michael Hausenblas Chief Data Engineer EMEA, MapR Technologies Integration With Hadoop Will Drive Adoption The answer to the question is a crystal-clear “Yes, but…” In order to appreciate this response, we need to step back a bit and understand the question in context. Both Martin Fowler, […]

Spanner, a Globally Distributed Database by Google

Spanner, a Globally Distributed Database by Google

This article by Choo Yun-cheol appears via Esen Sagynov. Today I would like to talk about Spanner, a NewSQL distributed relational database by Google. It can distribute and store data in data centers across the world, provide consistency that is as excellent as in RDBMS while enabling to store an amount of […]

When Big Data Equals Big Money Waste

When Big Data Equals Big Money Waste

5 Big Wishes For Big Data Deployments (click image for larger view and for slideshow) No one would ever accuse Netflix of being a tech laggard. Netflix prides itself on seeing the future before it arrives and getting a jump on the competition. So Netflix recently moved to Apache […]

IBM And Big Data Disruption: Insider's View

IBM And Big Data Disruption: Insider’s View

Bob Picciano, General Manager, IBM Information Management What’s IBM’s take on Hadoop as the new enterprise data warehouse and disruptor of data-integration and mainframe workloads? Bob Picciano, appointed in February as general manager of IBM’s Information Management Software Division, says there’s no doubt that Hadoop will displace certain workloads, […]

A Primer on Big Data, Hadoop and "In-memory" Data Clouds

A Primer on Big Data, Hadoop and “In-memory” Data Clouds

Data growth curve:  Terabytes -> Petabytes -> Exabytes -> Zettabytes -> Yottabytes -> Brontobytes -> Geopbytes.  It is getting more interesting. ——————— Consider this: Online firms–including Facebook, Visa, Zynga–use Big Data technologies like Hadoop to analyze massive amounts of business transactions, machine generated and application data. Wall street investment […]