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 ...

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 ...