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Hadoop 101: Rethinking SQL for Big Data with Apache Drill


“Apache Drill coupled with the proper NoSQL data store opens up the opportunity for a single data source to be used for both transactional and analytical processing. There is no need to export or transform the data it into an application-specific or even a star schema format in order to load into a data warehouse. Time saved by not having to create software to serialize and deserialize the data into the data structures for any given language, coupled with simplified software testing and less code to maintain, add up to a BIG savings for any business.”

DataTorrent Simplifies Data Ingestion and Extraction for Hadoop with DataTorrent dtIngest


DataTorrent, a leader in real-time big data analytics and creator of DataTorrent RTS, an enterprise-grade unified platform for both stream and batch processing on Hadoop, announced the availability of an enterprise-grade ingestion application for Hadoop, DataTorrent dtIngest.

The State of Hadoop: What’s Next?

Stefan Groschupf

In this special guest feature, Stefan Groschupf CEO of Datameer reflects on the how the Hadoop industry has evolved in the last few years with an eye toward promises and pitfalls.

AtScale Expands its BI on Hadoop Offering to the Cloud


AtScale announced that the company is working in collaboration with Microsoft to add the AtScale Intelligence Platform to HDInsight. By deploying AtScale on HDInsight, customers can connect any Business Intelligence (BI) tool to Hadoop in minutes, not weeks or months.

How Cox Auto Became a Data-driven Organization

BigData use case

In the presentation below, Cox Auto, a leading provider of automotive products and services, shares how it has transformed their business by simplifying data analysis and making data easily accessible to business decision makers.

‘Cloudera Live’ Now Available on Amazon Web Services


Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced Cloudera Live, the fastest way to try Hadoop, is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Cloudera Enhances Hadoop Usability and Accessibility for Data Scientists


Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced a number of new initiatives to enable data scientists to take advantage of big data and Hadoop for data analysis with more complex workflows.

Huawei Opens Astro to Boost Spark


Huawei announced that the Spark SQL on HBase package is now open source and available. Dubbed Astro, the end-to-end package combines the capabilities of Spark, Spark SQL and HBase, helps drive Spark adoption in broad a NoSQL customer base and provides powerful online query and analytics capabilities for large scale data processing in vertical enterprises.

Spark 101: Running Spark and MapReduce together in Production


Clusters must be tuned properly to run memory-intensive systems like Spark, H2O, and Impala alongside traditional MapReduce jobs. This Hadoop Summit 2015 talk describes Altiscale’s experience running the new memory-intensive systems in production for its customers.

Strategic Big Data Pivot Leads Webtrends to Success


The interview that follows is with Peter Crossley, Director of Product Architecture at Webtrends to discuss his company’s data platform centered around Hadoop and Spark.