Big Data News: Apps Development with “JSON” and an Open Source “Spark” Library for Geospatial Analysis

Uli Bethke October 23, 2015

Faster Big Data Apps Developments with Open Source JSON UI called “OJAI” and how the Spark Library “Magellan” will come to the rescue in Geo Spatial Analysis As the week moves closer to an end, the team at Sonra have been impressed with the developments reviewed, which positively reflects the direction our community is headed ...

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Data discovery and the unfulfilled promises of self-service Business Intelligence

Uli Bethke October 12, 2015

Self-service BI is all about allowing business users or non-technical staff to generate insights from data. It is about to make its breakthrough in the enterprise! Happy days. Unfortunately, this has been the headline prediction for the last ten years. The hype has never really materialised. So why has self-service BI struggled so much to ...

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Two Use Cases of Data Discovery Tools

Uli Bethke October 12, 2015

Data discovery tools are a relatively recent phenomenon as can be witnessed by the fact that there is no separate Gartner Magic Quadrant for them. Data discovery tools allow users without programming skills to wrangle and transform raw data. There are two main use cases for this type of tools (1) Self-service Business Intelligence. Self-service ...

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Big Data News – LinkedIn’s Ops team raises it’s Hadoop game with “Rewinder”

Uli Bethke September 25, 2015

LinkedIn’s new “Rewinder” tool outshines Apache Resource Manager and Job History Server on its Hadoop clusters… SIREn Solutions announces Kibi Another week has passed where the team at Sonra have been impressed with developments in our big data community. LinkedIn is a big data company, which also happens to do other stuff that pays the ...

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