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Big Data & Brews: Cloudera on SQL

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July 29, 2014

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In continuing my conversation with Mike Olson, Cloudera’s co-founer and current chief strategy officer, he shared a really interesting perspective around SQL. Given that there is a lot of talk right now around this topic, you’ll definitely want to tune in! TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           Welcome back to Big Data and Brews with Mike Olson from Cloudera. Cheers. Mike:              […]

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Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

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July 28, 2014

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**This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur** The people you hire directly affect how successful your business becomes. As the technology industry quickly expands, businesses are on the hunt for qualified candidates who can take their company to the next level. But to find the right fit, hiring employers need to ditch the long-held belief that experience trumps all. […]

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Big Data & Brews: Cloudera on the Secret to Success & Scaling Hadoop

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July 22, 2014

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Over Sierra Nevada Pale Ales, Mike Olson and I dove into what he saw as the secret to success — a combination of the quality of people you work with and also standing in the middle of a market that is exploding around you. Mike also diagrams the initial expectations of Hadoop and how Jeff Hammerbacher […]

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Big Data & Brews: Cloudera’s Mike Olson

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July 15, 2014

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I’m sure most of you are familiar with Mike Olson, one of Cloudera’s co-founders and currently its chief strategy officer. I’ve known Mike for many years, we’ve been in the industry together pretty much since the beginning. Mike was kind enough to stop by our new office studio to talk about his history in tech and also […]

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Flow Theory

Let It Flow: Unleash Hidden Streams of Productivity

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July 3, 2014

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**This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur** Most of us have fleeting familiarity with flow: the sweet spot where exertion and boredom are diminished and focus and performance are optimized. When we reach that state, we become lost in the task at hand and all else falls away. Most importantly, in flow we perform at our optimal […]

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Call it a Data River, Not a Data Lake

Call it a Data River, Not a Data Lake

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July 2, 2014

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**This article originally appeared on Business 2 Community** We’re drowning in an overflow of data. The exponential growth of data from the Internet of Things, social media, consumer interactions and more is leaving businesses scrambling to understand how to integrate, analyze and visualize it all to find the insights that matter to them. Given this […]

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Big Data & Brews: Datameer’s Senior Software Engineer Shares the Inside Scoop

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July 1, 2014

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I thought it would be fun this week to flip the tables and show one of our first recorded episodes that we did with Kelly, one of our senior software engineers. The episode never got aired and I thought it was time to bring it out and share it. He joined our team from EMI Music where he […]

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Big Data & Brews Use Cases, Part 2

Special “Use Cases” Big Data & Brews: Hadapt, Zementis, Twitter, Concurrent

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June 24, 2014

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We’re getting deeper into the summer months in San Francisco and I think a great way to cool down is to grab your favorite brew, pull up a chair, and check out a few more real-world use cases that my friends at Hadapt, Zementis, Twitter and Concurrent have seen with their technology. Enjoy! TRANSCRIPT: Justin […]

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Special "Use Cases" Big Data & Brews: Hortonworks, Pivotal, MapR

Special “Use Cases” Big Data & Brews: Hortonworks, Pivotal, MapR

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June 17, 2014

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We’ve had a number of guests visit us since we’ve kicked off Big Data & Brews and one thing that I always like to ask them about is what kind of use cases they are seeing with their technology. Tune in below to hear what Ari Zilka of Hortonworks, Milind Bhandarkar of Pivotal, and Tomer Shiran and […]

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Special Big Data & Brews from Hadoop Summit: Neil Raden on all Things Hadoop

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June 10, 2014

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I was lucky enough to catch up with Neil Raden at Hadoop Summit and thought it would be a great way to wrap up our special Big Data & Brews segment. Neil is the founder and principle analyst at Hired Brains and I’ve known him for a few years now. He shared some thoughts around […]

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