Big Data News - To Data Lakes and Beyond!!

Uli Bethke Big Data, Computing, Data Science, Data Science

How data lakes become toxic to the future of computing and a menu of approximation algorithms As we reach the end of another week, much is still happening in our community despite it being “holiday season”. The sun never sets on great ideas and the sharing of knowledge, which is why we would like to shine a light on some ...

Big Data News - Where advanced “Machine Learning” meets “Fine Wine”

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Science, Technology

A week in review - Tableau’s first M&A venture, Machine Learning meets Fine Wine and a Streaming World beyond Batch Processing This week has been another week of movements around the world with Tableau stepping into the M&A club with its first acquisition venture. We explore how a UCL academic and former wine trader developed machine learning algorithms to increase ...

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 ...

Self-Service Analytics in the Data Lake

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Hadoop, MapR, Spark

Deriving Value from your data... We all know that decision makers and analysts need quick access to all of the structured and unstructured data in an enterprise. Typically this data is locked away in various source systems and can’t be queried from a single central location The data warehouse set out to fix this problem ages ago and it has ...

Hadoop User Group Ireland Meetup

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, MapR

Join MapR and Sonra for the Hadoop User Group Ireland Meetup on 23 February at 6 pm at the Wayra offices (O2/Three building). You'll learn more about the MapR distribution for Apache Hadoop through use cases, case studies and an introduction to the benefits of using the MapR platform. Come by for this content-packed first event ending with the opportunity ...