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Eric Baldeschwieler

Big Data & Brews: Eric Baldeschwieler on the History of Hadoop

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February 4, 2014

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Eric Baldeschwieler is an influential figure in the Big Data and Hadoop community. I was honored to have him in to chat to hear his view on the history of Hadoop. TRANSCRIPT STEFAN:          Welcome to Big Data and Brews, today with E-14 [00:00:10], Eric Baldeschwieler. Welcome. ERIC:               Thank you. STEFAN:          Can you introduce […]

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Are You Thinking About Hadoop All Wrong?

Are You Thinking About Hadoop All Wrong?

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January 30, 2014

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**First printed in rediscoveringBI Special Edition, January 2014. Reprinted with permission from Radiant Advisors.** We are at a technological crossroads. Forty years ago, when databases first came in to play, hardware was by far the bigger cost over human capital or time. The traditional 3-tier architecture of first needing to extract and transform data before […]

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Ari Zilka, CTO of Hortonworks

Big Data & Brews: Ari Zilka, CTO of Hortonworks on Larger Hadoop Ecosystem & Vision

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January 28, 2014

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TRANSCRIPT Stefan:           Welcome back to Big Data & Brews with Ari from Hortonworks. Ari, we’ve got a community question. The community question, if I can rephrase it slightly, what are you bringing to the table as a new CTO of Hortonworks? What’s really your focus? Ari:                  What I bring to the table as Hortonworks’ CTO […]

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Ari Zilka, CTO of Hortonworks

Big Data & Brews: Ari Zilka, CTO of Hortonworks, on Project Stinger, YARN and Tez

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January 21, 2014

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I had a really interesting discussion with Hortonwork’s CTO Ari Zilka about Project Stinger, ORC files, YARN and Tez. The transcript of our talk is included below the video with a bunch of useful hyperlinks so you can go find out more. TRANSCRIPT Stefan:           Welcome to Big Data and Brews, today with Hortonworks‘ CTO Ari […]

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Justin Borgman, CEO of Hadapt

Big Data & Brews: Justin Borgman, CEO of Hadapt part 2

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January 14, 2014

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This week’s episode of Big Data & Brews is part 2 of my discussion with Justin Borgman, the CEO of Hadapt. We talk about the future of Hadoop & Hadapt, schemaless SQL,  company culture & the benefits(?) of beers on coding, Lucene, Solr, AWS, YARN, and more. In case you missed part 1, you can […]

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Justin Borgman, CEO of Hadapt

Big Data & Brews: Justin Borgman, CEO of Hadapt

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January 7, 2014

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I can now say that I enjoy a gluten-free beer, thanks to Justin Borgman, the CEO of Hadapt. We got a chance to talk about one of my favorite ;) topics… SQL on Hadoop, and a bit about what it’s like to be an entrepreneur in the Big Data space. Check out the first of […]

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Oscar Boykin, Data Scientist at Twitter

Big Data & Brews: Oscar Boykin from Twitter talks Haskell and Scalding – part 2

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December 31, 2013

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Happy (almost!) New Year! Here’s part two of my chat with Oscar Boykin, a data scientist at Twitter:

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Big Data & Brews Oscar Boykin

Big Data & Brews: Oscar Boykin from Twitter talks Cascading & Scala

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December 24, 2013

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I had fun talking with Oscar Boykin, a data scientist at Twitter, over a Kona Longboard Island Lager. He did a great job explaining Cascading and Scala. Enjoy.

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Michael Zeller

Big Data & Brews: Michael Zeller talks about Zementis & Predictive Analytics – part 2

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December 17, 2013

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In this episode, Michael Zeller and I talk about how Zementis got its name, the overall promise of predictive analytics, and Michael’s experience as a Big Data entrepreneur.

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2014 Prediction

2014: The Year of Big Sensor Data

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December 11, 2013

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**This post originally appeared in the SandHill blog** In looking at Google search-term trends, the business-friendly term “Big Data” has surpassed the more technical term “Hadoop,” indicative of the fact that we’ve finally crossed the chasm from early adopters to the early majority. This, to me, indicates there’s a whole new class of Big Data […]

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