SQL on Hadoop, BigQuery, or Exadata. Please don’t call them MPP.

Uli Bethke BigQuery, Hadoop, SQL

I often hear people referring to SQL engines running against HDFS or object storage as MPP. Strictly speaking this is incorrect. Let me first explain what an MPP database is and then explain why engines such as Presto etc. should not be called an MPP engine. MPP In an MPP engine we evenly distribute data across all of the nodes ...

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Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Convert FpML XML to BigQuery

Anvesh Gali BigQuery, XML

About this walk-through In this walk-through we will load XML files processed by Flexter into BigQuery. Flexter is a powerful XML parsing tool that can convert complex XML files into readable format which can then be loaded into BigQuery which is an enterprise data warehouse available on the Google cloud platform. FpML XML Data We have chosen the XML data ...