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: Web Summit 2015 A Massive Success

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, HUG Ireland

A Sonra Special about Web Summit held in Dublin last week  The Sonra team was working this week learning about so many businesses @websummit in Dublin Ireland. The fusion of innovation, passion and great ideas was an inspiration for myself representing Sonra and our big data community. The global presence of eCommerce and Digital business centered in Dublin this week, ...

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 ...