Hadoop User Group Ireland Meetup (24 June 2015): An Introduction to Spark

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, HUG Ireland, Spark, SparkSQL, SQL, Tableau, Uncategorized

Thanks again to everyone who attended the third Hadoop User Group Ireland meetup. Also thanks to Bank of Ireland Grand Canal Square for making the venue available. Participants in the event can send feedback to their Twitter and Facebook accounts: facebook.com/BOIGrandCanalSquare twitter.com/BOIGrandCanalSQ. Also thanks to Étienne from Idiro and Antonio from HP for their great presentations. We have all of ...

In-memory analytics with Tableau, SparkSQL, and MapR

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, Hive, MapR, Spark, SparkSQL, Tableau

Last week Tableau released version 9.0 of their data visualisation tool. From a Big Data point of view the nicest new feature was support for querying cached (in-memory) SchemaRDDs (Data Frames as of Spark 1.3). In this tutorial I will show you how to connect to Spark 1.2.1 on the MapR 4.1 sandbox with Tableau 9.0. Pre-requisites: - Download the ...

Meet Sonra at CeBIT 2015

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, MapR, Supermicro

We will be presenting the Sonra Hadoop Quick Start Appliance at CeBIT next week in Hanover. Meet and greet us in Hall 2, Stand D52 (C58). At Sonra we understand the difficulties faced by businesses when they begin their Big Data journey. We help you get started in days or weeks and immediately reap the benefits of Big Data. Sonra ...

Thumbs up for Hadoop User Group Ireland Meetup!

Uli Bethke Big Data, Hadoop, MapR

We got excellent feedback for our first Hadoop User Group Ireland meetup. We wined, dined, entertained, and shared knowledge with more than 100 Hadoopers. "Well impressed guys. Well done for getting five interesting topics into the time available. Good session lengths." If you want to find out more about Sonra's Hadoop Data Warehouse Quick Starter Solutions you can contact me ...

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 ...