Big Data News: Streaming in the Extreme.. An evolution in Data Processing and Analytics

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Data Science, Data Science, MapR, Technology

Google’s Dataflow have submitted a project proposal to open source Dataflow through the Apache Software Foundation along with MapR on Streaming across Data Centers. As another week comes to a close, the wheels of our big data community continue to move in cycles of innovation and progress, which as always never fail to impress. Google’s Tyler Adikiu brought us through ...

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 ...

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 ...

Greenplum, MapReduce, and Hadoop

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence

If your job involves processing massive amounts of data you should familiarize yourself with Greenplum, MapReduce, and Hadoop. With 6.5 Petabytes of data eBay runs the world's largest data warehouse on Greenplum. Facebook runs a 2 PB warehouse on Hadoop. Impressive. Both Greenplum and Hadoop make use of the MapReduce framework pioneered by Google. You can run Hadoop on Amazon ...