Big Data News – MapR’s Deep Dive into Apache Drill and Gartner’s Big Data Predictions for 2020

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, Spark, SQL for Analysis

30% of all Enterprises will use intermediaries for big data by 2017 Another week has passed and our big data community has been busy around the world. Some interesting movements in our industry has arisen with Doug Laney on Forbes making three predictions on the advancement of big data to 2020, including the rise of 3rd party big data contractors helping ...

Big Data News - Apache Ignite™, High Fashion PCA’s and Bloom Filters… tailoring your big data approach!

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Science, Data Science, DFS, Distributed Computing

Significantly reduce your storage requirements using PCA and exponentially ignite your processing speed on Spark   An innovative use case for principal component analysis from Eigen Style was delivered in a blog post by Grace Avery. The objects in question are pictures of models modelling womenswear and how components of the pictures can be "modelled" across many pictures using principle ...

Big Data News - MesosCon (Europe), Unix Philosophy of Distributed Data and Advanced Algorithms

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Science, Unix

Apache Mesos (Europe) Conference Announcement, Martin Kleppmann on Distributed Unix Philosophy and Advanced Algorithms… today’s view into tomorrow’s world!!..  So as the week draws to a close, we are left with a feeling that the pace of understanding in our community and the progress it brings has not slowed one bit! Accordingly, we finish the week on a good note ...