Two Use Cases of Data Discovery Tools

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, Hadoop

Data discovery tools are a relatively recent phenomenon as can be witnessed by the fact that there is no separate Gartner Magic Quadrant for them. Data discovery tools allow users without programming skills to wrangle and transform raw data. There are two main use cases for this type of tools (1) Self-service Business Intelligence. Self-service BI promises business users without ...

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 ...

Big Data News - LinkedIn’s Ops team raises it’s Hadoop game with “Rewinder”

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Distributed Computing, Technology

LinkedIn’s new “Rewinder” tool outshines Apache Resource Manager and Job History Server on its Hadoop clusters… SIREn Solutions announces Kibi Another week has passed where the team at Sonra have been impressed with developments in our big data community. LinkedIn is a big data company, which also happens to do other stuff that pays the bills and has faced the ...

Big Data News - Predict Conference 2015… A Premier Big Data event!

Uli Bethke Big Data, Cloud, Data Science, Technology

From Predict Conference 2015 to Data Mining and Innovation at Twitter There is no doubt that before I went to represent Sonra at Predict Conference 2015, which was organised by Creme Global. I was a little dubious about the efficacy of the conference along with its outcomes for both Sonra and HUG Ireland. Would it allow us to effectively deliver ...

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 ...