Big Data News: Apps Development with “JSON” and an Open Source “Spark” Library for Geospatial Analysis

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, MapR, Spark

Faster Big Data Apps Developments with Open Source JSON UI called “OJAI” and how the Spark Library “Magellan” will come to the rescue in Geo Spatial Analysis As the week moves closer to an end, the team at Sonra have been impressed with the developments reviewed, which positively reflects the direction our community is headed in. The increasing use of ...

Big Data News - Meetups & Spark Releases, the Open Source Community in motion

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Datameer, HUG Ireland

Spark 1.5 release to Hadoop User Group Ireland events, open source news of note this week So another week reaches a close and we have been busy here at Sonra supporting Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland at their latest event, which was a big hit with our esteemed audience of data professionals and enthusiasts. Video Footage Extract - Uli Bethe ...

Big Data News - To Data Lakes and Beyond!!

Uli Bethke Big Data, Computing, Data Science, Data Science

How data lakes become toxic to the future of computing and a menu of approximation algorithms As we reach the end of another week, much is still happening in our community despite it being “holiday season”. The sun never sets on great ideas and the sharing of knowledge, which is why we would like to shine a light on some ...

Technology with Databricks, Xpoint™ and Doradus…

Uli Bethke Big Data, Cloud

Technology and Big Data movers... A week of wonder in review... This week saw a number of exciting ideas and announcements reach the Tech community that signals how it can positively impact the world. Taking a look at some of the highlights, I think we can get excited about the following: Burak Yavuz , Software Engineer at Databricks blogged about ...

Self-Service Analytics in the Data Lake

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Hadoop, MapR, Spark

Deriving Value from your data... We all know that decision makers and analysts need quick access to all of the structured and unstructured data in an enterprise. Typically this data is locked away in various source systems and can’t be queried from a single central location The data warehouse set out to fix this problem ages ago and it has ...