Big Data News: HUG Ireland’s 1st 2016 Big Data Event, Airbnb’s Predictive Model using NPS and Hive Optimization

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, ETL, Hadoop, Hive, HUG Ireland, Technology

Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland packed the house with a great evening on Apache Mesos/Myriad and an overview of Airbnb’s Predictive Model After a restful holiday season, the new year kicked off in style for Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland with its opening 2016 event at Synchronoss on January 11th. We heard from Mary Mangru, President of DAMA Ireland about ...

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 ...

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 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 ...