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July 07, 2014
Spark has been getting a lot of attention lately, but is the big data framework ready for enterprise use?
June 11, 2014
Assorted SQL additions to Hadoop are getting attention of late. Users at the recent Hadoop Summit say these tools betoken better interactive queries.
June 04, 2014
The Apache Software Foundation released Version 1.0 of Spark, a processing framework aimed at outpacing MapReduce for machine learning and other uses.
March 31, 2014
Health system UPMC and financial services firm CIBC are taking big data projects from pilot mode to production in stages, buying tools as they go.
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In a video Q&A, Jill Dyché of software vendor SAS Institute says that large companies she surveyed are using big data systems to support a mix of new applications and operational improvements. Continue Reading
Consultant Wayne Eckerson says Hadoop 2, with its key YARN component, qualifies as a flexible big data operating system. And it could quickly take the open source framework into the IT mainstream, he predicts. Continue Reading
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Long-time IT watcher Tom Davenport sees potential in the latest big data go-around, with enterprise Hadoop part of the mix. Continue Reading
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Barry Devlin argues against using the trendy term 'data lake' to describe a big data store for structured, unstructured and semi-structured data. Continue Reading
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In our #TalkingBigData tweet jam, big data experts Boris Evelson and Wayne Eckerson tackled issues such as the lack of big data skills in companies. Continue Reading
Big data systems often are augmenting data warehouses, not replacing them. Bringing the sides together takes bridge-building, based on a solid plan. Continue Reading
A CTO sits data scientists and software engineers together to successfully employ the Hadoop framework for a DNA app that finds family tree limbs. Continue Reading