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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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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: 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: Pivotal Chief Scientist, Milind Bhandarkar, Talks about Life Before Pivotal

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April 15, 2014

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Following last week’s snapshot of how Pivotal works, Milind and I shared some of my favorite Indian beer, Kingfisher, and talked about the cool projects he’s had a chance to work on before joining the company. Did you know he worked on the first super computer in India and also at the Center for Simulation […]

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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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Jake Flomenberg, Accel Partners

Big Data & Brews: Jake Flomenberg of Accel Partners Talks Investment for Big Data Startups

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February 25, 2014

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On this week’s episode, Venture capitalist, Jake Flomenberg of  Accel Partners, shares his thoughts with me on how startups can make an impact in the big data market. TRANSCRIPT  Stefan: Jake Flomenberg joins us today for Big Data & Brews from Accel. Jake: Thanks for having me. Stefan: Thank you. You actually brought big bottles of beer, […]

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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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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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