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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>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 a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

Why Stocks Won't Crash (For Now)

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 Internet can be partially blamed for this “noise” as financial bloggers revert to sensationalism …

Guerilla Hiring Guide 2014 for Hiring Managers

... aka, how to stop hiring "90-day wonders"<p>As the economy starts to recover in 2014, expect an acceleration in new hiring and a parallel increase in …

Human Resources

The three most common ways data junkies are using Hadoop

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Just a few weeks ago, Apache Hadoop 2.0 was declared generally available–a huge milestone for the Hadoop …

Impala: Another Google Inspired Platform Enters The Mainstream Data World

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, a developer can load new or access existing data to run their queries using an SQL-like …

Big Switch Unveils New SDN Monitoring Fabric Design

Simplifying ongoing network management has been a customer concern for decades, but in recent years it has turned into a rally cry as customers …

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This job board website is either expired or its domain name is invalid. If you are the site owner, click below to login.<p>Owner Login<p>Smartjobboard - …

Forbes Top 10 Most Funded Big Data Startups

• MongoDB (formerly 10gen) $231m Document-oriented database<br>• Mu Sigma $208m Data-Science-as-a-Service<br>• Cloudera $141m Hadoop-based software, services and …

How To Build An Analytics A-Team

Five key big data roles will emerge as analytics tools become more popular in the enterprise, says one analyst firm.<p>5 Big Wishes For Big Data …

Amazon steps into desktop virtualization with WorkSpaces, an assault on VMware

There’s a new challenger in the desktop virtualization space.<p>Amazon just announced Amazon WorkSpaces, a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. WorkSpaces sits higher in the stack than Amazon’s cloud infrastructure offerings, providing access to a Windows 7 experience across desktops, …

Cisco ACI: As The Dust Settles

6 IaaS providers you should know (but may not)

Advertisement<p>33 Comments<p>When people think Infrastructure as a Service their first thought is Amazon(S amzn) Web Services. That’s fair given its early …

Lumina Networks

Posted: May 24, 2018<p>Fast-growing open source networking company will use funds for new products and geographic expansion SAN JOSE, Calif. –… Read …

Virtualization

[Insieme and Cisco ACI] Part 2 - Programmability

Facebook tops itself with an even faster tool for querying big data in Hadoop

<i>Updated at 1 p.m. Pacific time on Nov. 7.</i><p>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.<p>Called Presto, the new tool also comes from Facebook — and, like Hive, it too has now been released …

Surgeons Discover Quirky Knee Ligament All Over Again

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.<p>That sure sounds like a ligament. But nobody really gave it much thought. And poof! Over the next …

Big data, little companies: These six startups want to disrupt the data world

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 shine.<p>On Monday night, VentureBeat had a chance to chat with some of the Strata startup showcase …

Hadoop 2.0: Yes, It's a Big Deal

In <i>Too Big to Ignore</i>, I wrote about the increasing importance of technologies and systems designed to handle non-relational data. Yes, the structured …

The Myth of the Brainstorming Session

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>He told me a bit about …

Big Data Analysis Patterns with Hadoop, Mahout and Solr

Big Data Analysis Patterns: Tying real world use cases to strategies for analysis using big data technologies and tools.<p>Big data is ushering in a new era for analytics with large scale data and relatively simple algorithms driving results rather than relying on complex models that use sample data. …

Keeping an eye on software-defined networking: what will it break, and how will it perform?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>The adoption of Software Defined Networking (SDN) may not have progressed as rapidly as some may have …