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A Dive into the Modern Data Center with Two Industry Pioneers

city-austin

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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How-to: Improve the JDBC Import Wizard Table/View Selection

Improve the JDBC Import Wizard Table/View Selection

To make up for our two-week break, I wanted to come back and share something that I’m really excited about. This is a bit of a sneak peek because it hasn’t yet been released but will be shortly — so keep your eyes out! We’ve updated the UI for the JDBC connector to improve the data […]

 

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How-to: Use Rest API in Datameer to Edit Workbooks

Rest API

Happy Friday everyone! Sometimes you want an alternative way to edit workbooks aside from going into the UI and making updates. This is why we have the Rest API feature. It allows you to configure, monitor, and operate Datameer without using the Web console. Instead, you can use command line tools (e.g. cURL or Wget) […]

 

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Big Data Analytics City Tour Comes to Datameer HQ

SF Customer Panel

In lieu of our weekly Favorite Feature Friday post, I thought I’d shake things up a little and share some musings from a recent customer panel that we co-hosted with Cloudera and held at our new San Francisco headquarters. We were lucky to be joined by big data experts from leading-edge companies including Opower, NetApp, Workday and Machine […]

 

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How-to: Add a Start Parameter to Schema Detection in Datameer

Ignore First N Lines

We are always aiming to improve Datameer and I get really excited for the new functionalities and features we implement in each new update. Today, I wanted to share with you a new feature available starting in Datameer 4.4. When uploading file data, sometimes you know that you don’t want the first N lines since […]

 

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How-to: Manage Administrative Folder Rights in Datameer

Folder Security

Security is one of the most important elements when working with data and that is why Datameer’s folder level permissions feature is one of my favorites that I wanted to share with you today. This feature allows each Datameer user the ability to set viewing and editing permissions for files and folders they’ve created via […]

 

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Shine Light on Dark Data

Dark Data

At every organization neglected data sits overlooked in log files and archives accumulating digital dust and incurring costs. But as more organizations look for ways to become better, stronger and faster, they’re digging into this “dark” data and uncovering a gold mine of business intelligence. Gartner defines dark data as the information organizations collect, process and store […]

 

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How-to: Schedule Reoccurring Job Executions in Datameer

How-to: Human Readable Cron Pattern

Let’s say that every Friday at 5:05 a.m. in May you have to run a job in Datameer. Manually setting that job execution does not sound like fun.  With the “Human Readable Cron Pattern” in Datameer, you don’t have to worry about it. Simply go to the workbook settings and customize your scheduled execution. Watch my […]

 

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