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how to try this at home

how to try this at home

Apache Hadoop makes it easy for non-experts to achieve high-level big data analysis. It’s a common refrain after observing or hearing about someone doing something difficult: don’t try this at home. Whether it’s a carefully choreographed stunt, the work of a highly trained professional or the explorations of the […]

'Big security data' is not 'Big Data security'

‘Big security data’ is not ‘Big Data security’

Last week, McAfee through a press release announced the publication of ‘Needle in a Datastack’ report which highlighted how organizations are unable to harness the power of Big Data for security purpose. However, by the time the wire reached the nook and corners of publishing world, the message in […]

MapR Alliance with Fusion-io Puts Hadoop on SSD Steroids

For organizations that find Hadoop performance to be frustratingly slow, MapR Technologies has an answer. This week at the Hadoop Summit 2013 conference, MapR announced a partnership with Fusion-io under which its distribution of Hadoop will run on solid-state drives (SSD) from Fusion-io. According to Jack Norris, chief marketing […]

State of Big Data 2013 + MapR, Wandisco, DataTorrent Help Hadoop Mature #HadoopSummit

State of Big Data 2013 + MapR, Wandisco, DataTorrent Help Hadoop Mature #HadoopSummit

When Gartner speaks, everyone listens. And when Big Data is the topic, they listen with both ears. Marv Adrian, a Gartner analyst, keynoted at the Hadoop Summit earlier this week. He confirmed what we already knew , that Hadoop has come a long way, but that it still has […]

Splunk Launches Hadoop Exploration And Analysis — Dark Reading

HADOOP SUMMIT NORTH AMERICA 2013, SAN JOSE – June 26, 2013 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced the beta version of Hunk: Splunk� Analytics for Hadoop. Hunk (beta) is a new software product from Splunk that integrates exploration, analysis and […]

NSA Concedes Hadoop Beats Its Pricey Alternatives

NSA Concedes Hadoop Beats Its Pricey Alternatives

The U.S. has spent hundreds of billions of dollars fighting terrorists. Ironically, however, the best technology available to fight terror likely isn’t a line item on the National Security Agency’s (NSA) $8 to $10 billion budget. More probably it’s Hadoop, which is open source and 100% free. This is […]

Storm-YARN Released as Open Source

Storm-YARN Released as Open Source

At Yahoo! we have worked on the convergence of Storm with Hadoop, as mentioned in our earlier post . We are pleased to announce that Storm-YARN has been released as open source. Storm-YARN enables Storm applications to utilize the computational resources in a Hadoop cluster along with accessing Hadoop […]

Why Google is the big data company that matters most

Every now and then, someone asks “Who’ll be the Google of big data?”. The only acceptable answer, it seems, is that Google is the Google of big data. Yeah, it’s a web company on the surface, but Google has been at the forefront of using data to build compelling […]