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A Hadoop Community Success: Elephant Orphanage Update

Elephant Orphanage Update

**This post originally appeared on Stefan’s CEO blog** A year ago we announced that we were donating 100 percent of our proceeds from our Datameer Charity Edition for the month of November to help rescue and rehabilitate elephants orphaned by the illegal ivory trade and release them back into the wild. One year later, we […]

 

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Do You Have the Secret Weapon?

Competitive Secret Weapon

By now, it’s probably old news that Hortonworks, our partner and a premium Hadoop distributor, filed for IPO earlier this week. This is great for everyone in the Hadoop ecosystem – it will certainly shake up and shape up the Hadoop and big data market going into 2015. So which industries are investing heavily in […]

 

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The State of Big Data Adoption: A Glance at Top Industries Adopting Big Data & Top Use Cases

Global Hadoop Market Infographic

It’s no surprise to anyone that the amount of data generated on a daily basis is staggering. In fact, the latest statistic says that 90 percent of the world’s data has been generated in just the past two years. From customer transactions, Web-browsing data trails, social network posts and, increasingly, machine-embedded sensors, it can be […]

 

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Rain Rain Go Away

Rain Rain Go Away

If there’s anything New Yorkers love, it’s talking about New York. The rainy season has just started here and we’re quick to miss our sidewalk dining, central park walks, and non-damp subway experiences. I set out on a mission to see if the rain had any affect on tweets with the hashtag #NYC. It turns out, […]

 

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Hadoop and the Modern Data Architecture

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We have a really great day planned for you in Seattle, WA! Please join us and Hortonworks on Nov. 13 for our third joint event around how you can start your journey to the modern data architecture and unlock the potential for Hadoop in your organization. As part of our nation-wide tour, this one-day seminar and open discussion […]

 

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Datameer & Google Cloud Platform Bring Freedom of Choice to Customers

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With two of the biggest trends of our time (Cloud & Big Data) quickly converging, it’s no surprise that TechCrunch said data analytics was becoming a priority for cloud providers when it reported on the news about Google Cloud Storage Connector for Hadoop earlier this year. In a world where on-premise storage struggles to keep up with new data […]

 

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Gain a Competitive Edge Through Big Data: 4 Use Cases

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**This article originally appeared on CMSWire** Today’s data-driven companies have a competitive edge over their peers. How? They are generating breakthrough insights by bringing together all of their structured and unstructured data and analyzing it together. When you can analyze a large amount of data as a single set — rather than separate silos — […]

 

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A Dive into the Modern Data Center with Two Industry Pioneers

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A transformation is occurring in the data center. Enterprises are straining to keep pace with dynamic business demands and are turning to a modern data architecture to get the maximum value from all data across their organization. Companies are turning to Hadoop as the center of this new architecture and are seeing improved infrastructure performance, scale and […]

 

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New York City restaurants; my search for the dirty truth.

Strata NY

Back in 2013, I stumbled across the New York City open data project; I was like a nerd at her first comic con. Datasets from just a few hundred records all the way up to gigabytes worth of rows were readily available for the mining. As a New Yorker, the restaurant grade data immediately caught […]

 

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The Challenge to Choosing the “Right” Execution Engine

5.0 with Smart Execution

A new series of execution frameworks have been added to the Hadoop ecosystem like Spark, Tez, Storm and Samza, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. As such, it’s increasingly becoming a challenge to choose the best one for the problems you need to solve. Traditional MapReduce is efficient and scales well for big data […]

 

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