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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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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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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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Supreet Oberoi, Concurrent

Big Data & Brews: Concurrent and Cascading

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March 25, 2014

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This was a really exciting Big Data & Brews for me because I’m such a fan of Cascading. This week I talked to Concurrent’s VP of  Field Engineering, Supreet Oberoi about the back-end of the technology over an IPA (which was pretty good if I do say so myself) and some great use-cases. TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           […]

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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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MapR, Tomer Shiran

Big Data & Brews: Tomer Shiran of MapR Talks About Where the Company is Now and Where It’s Headed

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March 11, 2014

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Tomer Shiran from MapR  sat down with me over some Israeli beer (and humus!)  to tell me what’s going on with the company and the cool things that are being done with its technology, like the Aadhaar Project in India. TRANSCRIPT: Stefan: Welcome to Big Data & Brews. Today we have Tomer from MapR. Tomer: Hi Stefan, how […]

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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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