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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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How-to: Find Data Relationships With Column Dependencies in Datameer

Column Dependencies in Datameer

**In this weekly blog series, engineering and support staff at Datameer share their favorite features in Datameer.** As a data scientist at Datameer, I might be biased, but my favorite feature is the Column Dependencies algorithm you get if you have our Smart Analytics module. The idea of the algorithm is to help you quickly […]


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Considerations for SQL on Hadoop

SQL on Hadoop

SQL interfaces for Hadoop have gotten a lot of buzz over the past year because companies are anxious to utilize current skill sets to leverage Hadoop rather than hiring new talent or re-training. However, there are multiple considerations a decision maker must keep in mind when evaluating an interface to Hadoop. In their recent report “Choosing Your SQL […]


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Congratulations @Trustev, #SXSW Startup Accelerator Competition Winner and @Datameer Partner!

Trustev SXSW Startup Accelerator Winners

Last week we announced that one of Europe’s hottest tech startups (that’s Forbes‘ words, not ours!), Trustev has selected Datameer to power the big data analytics for its innovative identify verification solution for ecommerce. This week, we’re thrilled to share that over the weekend, these guys took home the top award at the prestigious #SXSW Startup […]


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How-to: Integrate Active Directory or LDAP into Datameer for User Authentication

Authentication Options in Datameer

**In this weekly blog series, engineering and support staff at Datameer share their favorite features in Datameer.** Datameer is being used in data-driven companies of all sizes, from small startups to gigantic enterprises, and ranges from having a single user to hundreds depending on the company size. For easy authentication, Datameer easily connects to external […]


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Meet @Trustev: Using @Datameer Big Data Analytics For Identity Verification & Fraud Prevention in eCommerce

Chris Kennedy from Trustev on Datameer

Forbes calls them one of Europe’s Hottest Tech Startups. We’re with Forbes on this one. Today, we’re excited to share that Trustev is using Datameer to power its real-time identity verification solution, giving e-tailers everywhere the confidence their customers are, in fact, who they say they are. Of course you can get all the details […]


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How We Organize Our @Datameer Development Team

Datameer Scrum-based Matrix

At Datameer, we’re very proud of the fact we have a global development team. That means at any minute in the day, a highly-qualified team of people are actively working on improving Datameer, ensuring its the best big data analytics solution out there. Not surprisingly, being global can have its challenges, but we’ve adopted an […]


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