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: Apache Kafka 0.9 Release and Ebay Open Sourcing of Pulsar Reporting

Uli Bethke Big Data, HUG Ireland, Open Source Software, Technology

Open Source movers this week with Kafka 0.9 release along with Ebay’s extension of Pulsar open source with Pulsar Reporting  The world does not stand still too long in Big Data as more open source projects come to fruition adding value and substance to our community’s open source movement.  Apache Kafka was one such movement with its 0.9 version release ...

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: Greenplum and Eagle… The latest on Big Data and Open Source

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Warehouse, Hadoop, HUG Ireland, Technology

Where the rubber meets the road... Greenplum goes open source and Ebay Eagle is now an Apache incubator project As another week draws to a close, there is a tingling sensation of excitement in the air. It is reasonable to think that fancy dress parties of Halloween (nb: In Ireland, Halloween is a cultural event that celebrates the arrival of ...