Tag Archive for Hadoop

Clarifying the Spark vs. Hadoop Question

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “One question I get asked a lot by my clients is: Should we go for Hadoop or Spark as our big data framework? Spark has overtaken Hadoop as the most active open source Big Data project. While they are not directly comparable products, they both have…

9 Myths About Big Data and Your Business

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by Angela Guess Andrew C. Oliver recently wrote for InfoWorld, “Big data analytics is one of the major trends every company is told it must jump on for competitive advantage, even survival. As a result, there’s a lot of mythology around big data. Those myths can lead you astray, wasting resources or putting you on…

MapR Launches Spark-Based Quick Start Solutions for Hadoop

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Spark Summit the immediate availability of three new Apache Spark-based Quick Start Solutions for the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop. These solutions help customers take advantage of the rapid application…

IBM is Making a Bigger Data Push with Free Technology, Spark

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by Angela Guess Jonathan Vanian reports for Fortune, “IBM plans a bigger push into data crunching by opening a new technology center in San Francisco dedicated to a trendy technology that’s making waves in Silicon Valley, Bloomberg News reports. Rob Thomas, an IBM vice president in charge of big data, said in an online video…

Data-Ed Webinar: A Framework for Implementing NoSQL, Hadoop

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on June 9, 2015 Data-Ed Webinar: A Framework for Implementing NoSQL, Hadoop from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>>   This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Big Data and NoSQL continue to make headlines everywhere. However, most of what has…

Data-Ed Slides: A Framework for Implementing NoSQL, Hadoop

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on June 9, 2015 Data-Ed Webinar: A Framework for Implementing NoSQL, Hadoop from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>>   This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Big Data and NoSQL continue to make headlines everywhere. However, most of what…

Datameer Brings Data Governance Tools to Hadoop

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by Angela Guess Writing for IT Business Edge, Mike Vizard reports, “One of the biggest inhibitors to applying Hadoop in any production environment is the general lack of governance tools for IT organizations to use to manage access permissions for the data that resides there. To address that issue, Datameer today announced it has embedded…

The Internet of Things Transforms Transactions with Apache Spark

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by Jelani Harper The Internet of Things (IoT) is slated to transform the nature of transactional data from a rigid, performance optimized process, to a dynamic, on-the-fly one capable of handling the pace and variety of Big Data. There are several reasons to believe Apache Spark will play a formidable role in this transformation: In-Memory…