Apache Spark Quickstart Packages

Uli Bethke Apache, Spark, SparkSQL

We are pleased to announce three Apache Spark Quickstart Packages. The packages are designed for companies that want to explore and evaluate Apache Spark. Example Use Cases The quickstart packages can be used for various scenarios. I have listed some use cases below. You would like to evaluate a certain Spark feature and identify its benefits and limitations You don’t ...

Big Data News: Streaming in the Extreme.. An evolution in Data Processing and Analytics

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Data Science, Data Science, MapR, Technology

Google’s Dataflow have submitted a project proposal to open source Dataflow through the Apache Software Foundation along with MapR on Streaming across Data Centers. As another week comes to a close, the wheels of our big data community continue to move in cycles of innovation and progress, which as always never fail to impress. Google’s Tyler Adikiu brought us through ...

Big Data News: Apache Samza V 0,0.10 Release and Dataiku on great Predictive Modelling for Healthcare

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, Data Science, Data Science

Apache Samza Release of V 0,0.10 and Dataiku’s Free eBook on how great Predictive Modelling projects are done in Healthcare As the week draws to a close, the team here at Sonra have once again been impressed by the recent developments our industry has presented our community with. Apache has launched their new release of Samza V0, 0.10. This big ...

Big Data News: HUG Ireland’s 1st 2016 Big Data Event, Airbnb’s Predictive Model using NPS and Hive Optimization

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, ETL, Hadoop, Hive, HUG Ireland, Technology

Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland packed the house with a great evening on Apache Mesos/Myriad and an overview of Airbnb’s Predictive Model After a restful holiday season, the new year kicked off in style for Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland with its opening 2016 event at Synchronoss on January 11th. We heard from Mary Mangru, President of DAMA Ireland about ...

Big Data News: Yahoo’s Data Sketching and Apache Spark 1.6

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Community, Data Science, Data Science, Hadoop, Hive, Open Source Software, Technology

Launching 2016 in style with an exploration of Yahoo’s successful scaling of aggregate computational queries using data sketching libraries to Apache Spark releasing Spark 1.6 Firstly, the team at Sonra would like to wish you and yours every success in 2016. As the arrow of time pushes us forward, our Big Data industry is forging ahead in a cycle of ...