Big Data News: Convergence with Mapr and Faster Stateful Streaming Processes with Spark

Uli Bethke Big Data, DFS, HUG Ireland, MapR, Spark

Mapr on Impedance Mismatch and how convergence is achieved for layered architecture along with Databricks on using the new Spark API “mapWithState” for faster Stateful Spark Streaming As our big data world comes to the end of another week, the team at Sonra have been once again impressed by the weeks highlights in big data. Mapr has shared its insights ...

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 ...

Apache Myriad V0.1 release and Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland’s final 2015 event at Accenture

Uli Bethke Apache, HUG Ireland, MapR, Technology

Will Apache Myriad’s release spark a Big Data Evolution?. . . and Storm, Kafka, Akka, and Prometheus took centre stage at HUG Ireland’s final 2015 event Once again, the team here at Sonra have being impressed with our big data industry where sharing of knowledge, collaboration and openness has seen the Apache Myriad (community) launch not only a new product ...

Big Data News: Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland’s morning briefing and MapR’s new Product Launch called “Streams”

Uli Bethke Hadoop, HUG Ireland, MapR, News, Open Source Software, Technology

HUG Ireland’s great morning briefing with Alexey Grishchenko and MapR is now directly competing with Apache Kafka Last week was a busy one in operations for the Sonra team with all hands on deck, which is why we are a little late writing about a powerful HUG Ireland morning briefing with Alexey Grishchenko, which was sponsored by Sonra and very ...

Big Data News: Apache Kafka 0.9 Release and Ebay Open Sourcing of Pulsar Reporting

Uli Bethke Big Data, HUG Ireland, Open Source Software, Technology

Open Source movers this week with Kafka 0.9 release along with Ebay’s extension of Pulsar open source with Pulsar Reporting  The world does not stand still too long in Big Data as more open source projects come to fruition adding value and substance to our community’s open source movement.  Apache Kafka was one such movement with its 0.9 version release ...