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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: 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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Antonio Piccolboni

Big Data & Brews: Antonio Piccolboni, Independent Data Scientist, part 2

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December 3, 2013

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This week, Antonio talked in-depth about the open source project he’s working on called RHadoop, a collection of four R packages that allow users to manage and analyze data with Hadoop. He talked about its use cases, some of the general challenges of starting an open source project on Hadoop, and why he thinks Javascript is […]

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Michael Stack Episode 2

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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Michael Stack, Apache HBase Lead

Big Data & Brews with Apache HBase Chair, Michael Stack – Part 1

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November 12, 2013

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This week I was glad to have in the project chair for Apache HBase, Michael Stack. After a minor beer explosion, we got to talking about his time working on search at the Internet Archive, before digging into what got him started with HBase, how it’s progressed since the beginning, and the biggest challenge its […]

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Jonathan Gray, CEO of Continuuity

Big Data & Brews: Jonathan Gray, CEO of Continuuity

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October 22, 2013

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Jon and I go back several years, and we’ve had plenty of nerdy conversations over beers. This is just the first one to be recorded. And today is an appropriate day to publish this next installment of Big Data & Brews because of this news:  Founders relaunch social reader Streamy to prove a point about big […]

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