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How-to: Use PMML Plug-in for Predictive Modeling in Datameer

How-to: Use PMML Plug-in for Predictive Modeling

The other day I was discussing extreme global weather patterns with some of my colleagues, El Niño in particular. I started thinking that, with the help of a predictive model and our PMML Plug-in, we could use Datameer to predict the temperature of ocean currents, which is responsible for this type of climate phenomena. To kick things off, let’s […]


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How-to: Use Advanced Filtering to Clean Data Sets

How-to: How-to: Use Advanced Filtering to Clean Data Sets

Often times when you want to give your data very specific criteria, you need a feature that goes beyond the traditional filter wizard. I really like our Advanced Filtering tool that allows you to define pretty much any value you need. As an example, let’s imagine I’m in the financial industry and I’m interested in knowing which of my […]


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How-to: Use Sheet Dependencies to Visualize Workbook Data Relations

How-to: Use Sheet Dependencies to Visualize Workbook Relations

I just joined Datameer about a month ago and have come across a number of features that I think are really cool and helpful. However, I wanted to share one in particular that I think is a “hidden gem.” I find that when I’m working in a workbook that has a number of different sheets, […]


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Favorite Feature Friday: Using the New “Flip Side” for Instant Visual Insights

Datameer 4.0: Flip Side Feature

As a data visualization engineer at Datameer, it’s probably no surprise my favorite feature is the new “flip side” in Datameer 4.0. You can think of this new view of your data as an exploration tool that takes the information you’ve assembled in our traditional spreadsheet-like interface and very quickly provides some simple but informational […]


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How-to: Incrementally Load Data from Relational Sources in Datameer

How-to: Incrementally Load Data from Relational Sources

In case you haven’t noticed, we are always striving to maximize efficiency and ease for our customers. As such, one of my favorite features in Datameer is the ability to incrementally load data from relational sources. This allows you to keep fresh data in your Hadoop system while also putting minimal stress on the upstream relational […]


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Datameer Unite!

All-hands at work

Two years ago, for the second time in our history, we brought everyone at Datameer together to discuss the past, present and future of Datameer and have the opportunity to learn about each other both professionally and personally. It was a chance to deep-dive into our roadmap and also celebrate the success, growth and determination […]


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How-to: Import Excel Data (Even Existing Formula Results!) into Datameer

How-to: Import Excel Files into Datameer

For this week’s Favorite Feature Friday, I wanted to show how easy it is to import Excel files into Datameer. Not only does Datameer read its raw data, but it also evaluates any existing formulas in the Excel sheet to pull those results in as well. To start, select “New Import Job” and choose Excel […]


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How-to: Use Datameer Spreadsheet Analytics on Hadoop | GROUPBY, GROUPCONCAT, LISTELEMENT

Datameer Workbook Functions

I am a big fan of Datameer’s simple spreadsheet UI for Hadoop data analysis, which offers more than 240+ point-and-click functions for creating different “views” of any data. The entire paradigm makes extracting information that might normally take hours to pull, fast and straightforward. For example, let’s say you’re really interested in the Gold, Silver […]


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How-to: Data Analytics in Datameer

Source Data Using the Datameer Connector

**In this weekly blog series, engineering and support staff at Datameer share their favorite features in Datameer.** I am a music buff at heart and so my favorite feature is one of more than 55+ built-in connectors to different structured and unstructured data sources — the connector. The easiest way for me to show […]


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Introducing Datameer 4.0: The Flip Side to Big Data

Datameer 4.0

**This post originally appeared on Stefan’s blog** Some people look at data and see integers, booleans and strings. When I look at data, I always wonder what story is behind it. In the past few years, we have worked hard to implement our vision of shrinking the gap between the technical experts who are able […]


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