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Antonio Piccolboni

Big Data & Brews with Antonio Piccolboni, Independent Data Scientist, part 1

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November 26, 2013

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This week, independent data scientist Antonio Piccolboni stopped by the studio to chat about his history as a bioinformatician, how he got started with one of the earliest versions of Hadoop at Quantcast, and a little bit about the open source project he’s working on with Revolution Analytics to combine R and Hadoop. As always, […]

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Big Data & Brews with Michael Stack, Apache HBase Chair – Part 2

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November 18, 2013

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This week, Michael diagrams how HBase works, and we talk about the environmental impact of Big Data. No more beer explosions, thankfully.

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Hadoop Community, Let’s Save The Elephants

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November 1, 2013

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I love the yellow elephant logo for Hadoop, and I know the rest of the Hadoop community loves it too. But I’m not sure the community realizes the amount of danger real elephants are in. One expert has predicted that elephants will be extinct in just 12 years, by 2025. That’s why this month we […]

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Apps on Hadoop

Why Business Applications Are What’s Next For Hadoop

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October 17, 2013

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**This post originally appeared on VentureBeat** If we look at historical technology waves to predict the future of the Hadoop market, business applications are going to be the next big thing. Technology waves always start with advancements in hardware (Moore’s Law). Next comes the wave of infrastructure, and then vertical solutions, or applications that give companies […]

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Big Data & Brews with Ted Dunning from MapR

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October 9, 2013

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I’ve known Ted Dunning for quite some time now, thanks to his reputation as the guy with the most responses in the Hadoop mailing list for a few years running. He is currently chief application architect at MapR, and he joined me a couple of weeks ago to talk big data over “techno beers”. We […]

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Big Data – Crossing the Chasm in 2013!

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December 19, 2012

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It’s that time of year, when everyone breaks out their crystal ball. While I’ve never been one to follow the herd, this year, I couldn’t resist. We think 2013 is the year that Big Data will cross the chasm. Let me explain. This is a traditional technology hype cycle, according to Gartner.  It’s a “graphic […]

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Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend

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October 22, 2012

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Time. It’s the most precious thing we have, yet every day we waste too many hours trying to make immature technology work for us. Three years ago, we were a small team of friends who had worked together on Hadoop technology since its beginning, and we founded Datameer with one mission in mind. We wanted […]

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