Books, Publications, Articles

We are published authors and contributors.  Following is a select list of our work.

Our conference appearances are here.


Books published by our founders and principals

Hadoop Illuminated

Our first book and it is open source!

Gentle Introduction of Hadoop and Big Data.  Goal is to make Hadoop accessible to a wider audience — not just the highly technical crowd.

Get your free copy here


HBase Design Patterns

Design and implement successful patterns to develop scalable applications with HBase.

Published by Pckt Publishing.

Buy it from Amazon

Hadoop2 Handbook

Covers Hadoop Version 2 This book’s goes over the changes and features available in Hadoop version 2.

Target audience: Technical

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Guide to Big Data Applications

Features a wide range of big data applications covering medicine, science, and business.

Mark Kerzner contributed a chapter on Big Data uses in Oil and Gas.

Editor: S.Srinivasan
Published by: Springer
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Published Courses

Data Analytics With Spark & Hadoop

Learn Big Data analytics using two of the popular technologies – Spark & Hadoop.
Published by : O’Reilly media
Created  by: Sujee Maniyam, Founder @ Elephant Scale

Data Science With Python
Learn how to analyze data with modern Python libraries like Scikit-learn, Pandas.
Published by: LinkedIN
Created by: Tim Fox, Principal @ Elephant Scale

Press, Interviews


Date Publication Interview Person
2015 Apr SkilledUP Apache Spark Sujee Maniyam
2015 Apr KDNuggets Big Data workshop review Sujee Maniyam
2014 Aug KDNuggets Important of open source for big data

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 2014 July SkilledUP The Hadoop of Happiness: An Interview with Big Data Architect Mark Kerzner Mark Kerzner


Articles, Guest Posts

Date Site / Publication Article By
2015 Nov Bloomberg Law Why Lawyers Should Care About Big Data Mark Kerzner
2015 Sept Bloomberg Law Text Analytics, Big Data and Law Mark Kerzner
2015 Aug Bloomberg Law eDiscovery and the Internet of Things Mark Kerzner