If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled
Many stock markets are only marginally off record highs and yet there’s already a growing chorus of calls for a larger correction or crash. Comparisons to 2008, 1999, 1987 and 1929 are all the rage. The
Amazon Web Services has added support for Impala, the Google inspired query tool developed by big data startup Cloudera. It provides real-time, parallel processing for large amounts of data. With Impala,
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There’s a new challenger in the desktop virtualization space. Amazon just announced Amazon WorkSpaces, a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. WorkSpaces sits higher in the stack than cloud
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Updated at 1 p.m. Pacific time on Nov. 7. Just when big data vendors got used to Hive, the Facebook-created open-source tool for querying big datasets on Hadoop, here comes an even faster alternative.
About 150 years ago, a prestigious surgeon in Paris found a new body part while dissecting cadavers. He described the structure as a pearly, "fibrous band" on the outside of the bones in the knee. That
NEW YORK — The Strata + Hadoop World conference attracts the biggest names in big data — think Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Facebook, and Cloudera — but it also gives some smaller, emerging players a chance to
This post was originally published on the ooomf blog. Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website. Hard Fork?Hard Fork. HARD FORK
Big Data Analysis Patterns: Tying real world use cases to strategies for analysis using big data technologies and tools. Big data is ushering in a new era for analytics with large scale data and relatively
It took a little longer than expected, but the Apache Software Foundation has announced the general availability of Apache Hadoop 2.0 yesterday, which will ultimately be an elephant-sized step in how is