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 ...

Big Data News: Open Source with HUG Ireland with Google & Zalando

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, HUG Ireland, Technology

Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland’s latest event, Google open sourced its AI “Tensorflow” and Zalando has a new “vision statement” for it’s Open Source “Guild” Last week was a busy week once again at Sonra starting with a packed house at Bank of Ireland, Grand Canal Square last Monday where HUG Ireland held a meetup event for our big data ...

Big Data News: Greenplum and Eagle… The latest on Big Data and Open Source

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Warehouse, Hadoop, HUG Ireland, Technology

Where the rubber meets the road... Greenplum goes open source and Ebay Eagle is now an Apache incubator project As another week draws to a close, there is a tingling sensation of excitement in the air. It is reasonable to think that fancy dress parties of Halloween (nb: In Ireland, Halloween is a cultural event that celebrates the arrival of ...

Big Data News: HyperLogLog with Spark and Open Source GZinga Compression

Uli Bethke Big Data, Spark, Technology

Exploring the performance enhancements of HyperLogLog on Spark and adding splittable and seekable features to Gzip in a new open source project called GZinga Life is never dull in big data and as I left a great Spark Dublin meetup last night pondering the distributed performance enhancements of using dataframes in Spark, I was once again struck by the continuous ...

Big Data News - Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland event and Elasticsearch release... a week in review…

Uli Bethke Design, HUG Ireland, Technology

A smashing success at Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland with the October 6th event  @AIB Bank Centre and Elasticsearch released 2.0.0.-rcl for testing HUG Ireland had its October event at AIB on October 6th on Big Data Case Studies: AIB, Recommenders at Scale, Data Catalogs, which was a great success in AIB Bank Centre on Dublin’s south side. There were ...