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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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Hired Brains, Neil Raden

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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Big Data & Brews: Tobny Baer

Special Big Data & Brews from Hadoop Summit: Ovum, Tony Baer on SQL on Hadoop

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June 5, 2014

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Another Hadoop Summit is coming to a close and for the second year in a row, one of the biggest trends being discussed is SQL on Hadoop. At last year’s show, I sat on a panel moderated by Ovum Analyst Tony Baer about this very topic. This year, I got to turn the tables and […]

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Arun Murthy, Hortonworks

Big Data & Brews, Live from Hadoop Summit – Hortonworks

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June 5, 2014

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If you aren’t familiar with Arun Murthy from Hortonworks and what he’s contributed to the Hadoop community over the past decade, this episode is for you. I got to catch up with him at Hadoop Summit and talk a bit about YARN, his time at Yahoo, where he thinks the industry is headed, and more. Enjoy.

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Anoop Dawar, MapR

Big Data & Brews Live From Hadoop Summit – MapR Talks About its New App Market & Apache Drill

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June 4, 2014

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This week and next we’re coming to you with several special “Live from Hadoop Summit” Big Data & Brews snapshots and episodes. First up, meet Anoop Dawar, product manager from MapR. We talked about their new app gallery, the role of Big Data in the Internet of Things, and about what’s going on with Apache […]

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Special "How it Works" Big Data & Brews Continued: Spark, HBase, Stinger

Special “How It Works” Big Data & Brews: On Spark, HBase and Project Stinger

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May 27, 2014

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We had a few more great chalk talks that I wanted to share in this week’s special “How it Works” Big Data & Brews. Pull up your favorite brew and hear about some of the cool Hadoop open source projects from former Quantifind CTO Erich Nachbar who shares how Spark works, Michael Stack about HBase and Hortonworks’ Ari Zilka […]

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Big Data & Brews: How it Works

Special “How It Works” Big Data & Brews: On Concurrent, MapR and Pivotal

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May 20, 2014

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One of my favorite parts of our Big Data & Brews series is when our guests use the chalkboard to diagram. This week, let’s take a look back at a couple of those chalk talks for a special “How it Works” episode:  featuring Concurrent, MapR, and Pivotal. TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:         As you described and […]

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Garbage. Credit: Meaduva flickr

The small print: You’re going to have to clean up all that big data

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May 19, 2014

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**This post originally appeared on VentureBeat**

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Big Data & Brews: Ron Bodkin, Think Big Analytics

Big Data & Brews: On Open-source Big Data Development Tools

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May 13, 2014

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In the last episode, Ron Bodkin talked about his history and role at Think Big Analytics. This week, we talked about his belief that “fundamentally open source is the foundation of the platforms that will be successful in big data,” and that “…a lot of what’s exciting about big data is the economics of open source.” We talked about […]

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