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 ...

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 ...

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 ...