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Spark, Kafka & machine learning: 10 big data start-ups taking analytics to the next level

List: What start-ups are worth watching as they grow in the big data market?<p>The rise of both structured and unstructured data has created a booming …

Big Data

Process Encrypted Data in Amazon EMR with Amazon S3 and AWS KMS | Amazon Web Services

<i>Russell Nash is a Solutions Architect with AWS.</i><p><i>Amo Abeyaratne, a Big Data consultant with AWS, also contributed to this post.</i><p>One of the most powerful …

10 Big Data Books To Boost Your Career

People with big data and data science skills are some of the most sought after professionals because demand is outstripping supply. Here are 10 books …

8 Tech Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

According to job-hunting site Dice, employers are searching resumes for these words or phrases most frequently.<p>In the tech industry, one day a skill is hot, the next it's not. IT professionals spend a lot of their career learning, training, and trying to keep up.<p>Job-hunting site Dice prides itself …

Big Data

Applying Graph Databases and Semantic Technologies to Big Data

Jans Aasman recently wrote in Information Management, “Many aspects of data management—particularly concerning big data—hinge upon the utility of …

Big Data

5 words of advice on going to cloud, from a very busy watchdog agency

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will be all-cloud next year at this time. The agency's technology director explains what it took to …

Cloud Computing

Moving Your Production System to the Cloud? 6 Things You Need to Know

In the past two years, we’ve been moving many of our market regulation SQL batch analytics to the cloud. Collecting and analyzing up to 75 billion …

Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth potential? The answers can be found in <i>TechRadar: Big Data, Q1 2016</i>, a new Forrester Research report evaluating the maturity and trajectory of 22 …

Big Data

The Future Perils And Promises Of Big Data - Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson Shares His Views

I have had the pleasure to speak to Mike Olson, one of the co-founders of Cloudera, to explore the future of big data.<p>Cloudera was established in 2008, when few had heard of the term “Big Data”, and has gone on to establish itself as a driving force in the field. Not only does it provide the Open …

Big Data

Introducing… Tez: Accelerating processing of data stored in HDFS

MapReduce has served us well. For years it has been THE processing engine for Hadoop and has been the backbone upon which a huge amount of value has …

Cheat Sheet: How To Work with Hive Functions in Hadoop

<i>Just a couple of weeks ago we published our simple SQL to Hive Cheat Sheet. That has proven immensely popular with a lot of folk to understand the</i> …

Machine Learning in Hive

As I’ve written before, we do a lot of our development here at Baynote in Hive, allowing us to leverage the power of our Hadoop cluster, whilst …

Keynotes from Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016

Experts from across the data world came together for Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose 2016. Below you'll find links to full keynote presentations …