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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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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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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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Big Data & Brews: Ron Bodkin, Think Big Analytics

Big Data & Brews: On Hadoop, Quantcast and Think Big Analytics

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May 6, 2014

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This week, Ron Bodkin and I talked about his time at Quantcast, one of the very first companies to work with Hadoop. We talked a bit about the main challenges he faced while he was there, before Ron explained what he’s up to at Think Big Analytics. Enjoy the full episode! TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           Welcome to Big Data & […]

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Big Data & Brews: Ron Bodkin, Think Big Analytics

Big Data & Brews: The Future of Big Data by Think Big Analytics CEO

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April 29, 2014

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Last week, over my first taste of a Lagunitas Hop Stoopid, I had the chance to talk to Ron Bodkin, the CEO of Think Big Analytics, about where he thinks big data will be in the next five to 10 years. Check out what he has to say about changing storage dynamics, bifurcation in spinning disks […]

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Milind Bhandarkar, Pivotal

Big Data & Brews: Pivotal’s Chief Scientist on the Early Days of Hadoop

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April 22, 2014

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Milind is one of the early contributors to Hadoop (he’s been working on it since 1.0) so it was a great wrap up to our conversation hearing about what it was like for him in the early days implementing Hadoop at Yahoo. We also had a chance to discuss his thoughts on Apache Mesos, what he […]

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Milind Bhandarkar, Pivotal

Big Data & Brews: How Pivotal Works

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April 4, 2014

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You’ve probably heard a lot about Pivotal over the past year, but have you really gotten to understand how it works and why it’s different from traditional Hadoop distributions? This week, just one week after their one year anniversary, I thought we’d share a snapshot segment of how Pivotal works, according to their Chief Scientist, […]

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Supreet Oberoi, Concurrent

Big Data & Brews: Financial Services Big Data Use Cases

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April 1, 2014

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Wrapping up my conversation with Supreet, I wanted to dig deeper into his time as a Big Data evangelist at American Express before joining Concurrent. He has some great insights about how regulated industries are using Hadoop and big data analytics: TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           Welcome back to Big Data & Brews with Supreet from Concurrent, Inc., […]

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MapR, Tomer Shiran

Big Data & Brews: Tomer Shiran of MapR Talks About Hadoop & MapR Innovation

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March 18, 2014

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Tomer and I were able to finish off the fantastic pita and hummus he brought in while we wrapped up our conversation around what MapR is up to and the cool things he sees happening in the Hadoop ecosystem. TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           Welcome back to Big Data & Brews.  We have awesome hummus and pita, and […]

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