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

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, ETL, Hadoop

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 gain traction in the enterprise? ...

Two Use Cases of Data Discovery Tools

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, Hadoop

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 BI promises business users without ...

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

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Distributed Computing, Technology

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 bills and has faced the ...

Big Data News - Meetups & Spark Releases, the Open Source Community in motion

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Datameer, HUG Ireland

Spark 1.5 release to Hadoop User Group Ireland events, open source news of note this week So another week reaches a close and we have been busy here at Sonra supporting Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland at their latest event, which was a big hit with our esteemed audience of data professionals and enthusiasts. Video Footage Extract - Uli Bethe ...

A Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland Event - Data Discovery and Self-Service Analytics

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Datameer, HUG Ireland

You are cordially invited to a big data event in Dublin City! Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland are hosting an event sponsored by Sonra Intelligence Ltd in Bank of Ireland, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2 on September 9th at 6pm. Data Discovery and Self-Service Analytics is a must see event covering the following topics: Introduction to Data Discovery and Self ...