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05 Mar 2014
Linus Torvalds is an amazing man, and without him much of Big Data development would not be where it is now. This is our... Read More
24 Feb 2014
Which is better, Enterprise Data Warehouse or Hadoop? Here is our artist’s simple answer. Read More
21 Feb 2014
Cartoon – the rise of the data scientist
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According to many – and here is an article on this that I liked – data scientist is one of the most demanded professions. For each... Read More
04 Feb 2014
Cartoon – Big Data can be overwhelming
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Big Data has become Big Business in 2013 – you read about it everywhere. I read it in SD Times. But sometimes it can become... Read More
02 Feb 2014
Big Data, Hadoop, and NoSQL Testing
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Abstract In this paper we discuss best practices and real world testing strategies for Big Data, Hadoop, and NoSQL. The subjects of testing and... Read More
31 Jan 2014
A new book by Packt, on which I am a reviewer. Also, see my Amazon review for it here. Also, I am an official Packt... Read More
31 Jan 2014
Cartoon – Announcing Hadoop (TM) Coin
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With Bitcoin market cap at reported 12B, and with the Hadoop yearly market targeting 4B by 2017, this is an apples-to-oranges comparison, and it is as... Read More
22 Jan 2014
This step-by-step guide walks through installing a Hadoop 2 on a single node. We use TAR files. This is ideal for setting up a... Read More
26 Dec 2013
Cartoon – Apache Hadoop Books
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It used to be that Hadoop books (good or bad) were far and few in between. Now, however, it’s different. In the words of... Read More
11 Dec 2013
If you are building a Java project that has Hadoop or HBase dependency  (for example a Java mapreduce application), here is a simple POM.xml... Read More