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Giving Hadoop Some YARN

by Angela Guess Brian Proffitt of ITWorld reports, “Hadoop has been the undisputed king of big data for a while, but while the emperor has some clothes, the limitations of Hadoop have made the outfit skimpier than it needed to be. Now Hadoop developers are building the new processing system known as YARN, to knit the emperor…

Fujitsu Working on First Integrated Big Data Development Platform

by Angela Guess Fujitsu Laboratories Limited has announced that the company is developing “the industry’s first integrated big data development platform for processing large volumes of diverse time-series data.” The article states, “In recent years, massive amounts of diverse data—as represented by sensor data, human location data, and other kinds of time-series data—continue to grow…

Data Job of the Day: Enterprise Data Architect

by Angela Guess The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is looking for an Enterprise Data Architect in Las Vegas, NV. The post states, “The Enterprise Data Architect is responsible for system design, implementation, and administration of all components that make up the Enterprise Data Warehouse and Data Marts infrastructure, applications and related tools.  The Architect must…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Web Developer

by Angela Guess TeleSign is searching for a Senior Web Developer in Marina del Rey, CA. According to the post, “TeleSign protects the world’s largest Internet and Cloud properties against fraud. TeleSign Intelligent Authentication provides an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam using the most widely deployed technology…

10Gen Sponsoring and Presenting at NoSQL Now!

by Angela Guess 10Gen reports that the company “will be sponsoring the second annual NoSQL Now!, from August 21st through the 23rd in San Jose, California. The goal of the educational conference is to ‘describe the diversity of NoSQL technologies available to all organizations to address their business needs, and to offer objective evaluation processes to…

Big Data & the Big Blue

by Angela Guess Dana Gardner of E-Commerce Times has written an article regarding the use of Big Data within the Oceanic Observatories Initiative. She writes, “A fascinating global ocean studies initiative helps best define some of the IT superlatives around big data, cloud computing and middleware integration capabilities. The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) and its accompanying Cyberinfrastructure Program…

Business Involvement in Data Governance

by Angela Guess Craig Stedman of Search Data Management recently interviewed Danette McGilvray, President and Principal of Granite Falls Consulting regarding Data Governance best practices. Asked how important it is for the business to get involved in DG, McGilvray responded, “The short answer is that it’s very important. The caveat I’m going to make on…

Big Data Job of the Day: Sr. Technical Program Manager

by Angela Guess Twitter is looking for a Senior Technical Program Manager in San Francisco, CA. The post states, “Come be a catalyst in the Technical Program Management team; we are the central nervous system that allows Twitter Engineering to thrive and scale. As a Sr. TPM, you will be responsible for driving the future…

Data Job of the Day: Sr. Director, Enterprise Data Steward

by Angela Guess Johnson & Johnson is looking for a Senior Director, Enterprise Data Steward in Piscataway, NJ. According to the post, “The Customer & Logistics Services team is recruiting for a Senior Director, Enterprise Data Steward… The primary responsibility of this position is to define and direct the management of Enterprise-level data standards and…

Where Are All the Data Scientists?

by Angela Guess Josette Rigsby of CMSWire reports that a new Jaspersoft study further underscores the current lack of skilled data scientists. She writes, “Business intelligence platform provider Jaspersoft has released a new survey that examines how companies across the globe are using big data analytics… The data shows 62 percent of respondents plan to implement big…