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Big Data Musings From Datameer's CEO

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5.0 with Smart Execution

Introducing Datameer Smart Execution: It’s Not Big Data, It’s Just Data


October 1, 2014

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Big data seems to have reached the level of an exclusive club that everyone is trying to get in to but that only a select few of the aristocracy are welcome. It seems the more data you have, the more difficult it is to figure out what to do with it or how to extract […]

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Big Data & Brews: Cloudera on Spark, Tez & the Enterprise Data Hub


August 5, 2014

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In our last installment of Big Data & Brews with Mike Olson, he shares his thoughts around Spark, Tez, and Cloudera’s vision for a data hub. I wanted to call out Mike’s comment that we’re now seeing the emergence of what he thinks of as the next generation of analytic and exploratory applications aimed at […]

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Big Data & Brews: Oscar Boykin from Twitter talks Cascading & Scala


December 24, 2013

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I had fun talking with Oscar Boykin, a data scientist at Twitter, over a Kona Longboard Island Lager. He did a great job explaining Cascading and Scala. Enjoy.

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


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 […]