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A Brief History of Kafka, LinkedIn’s Messaging Platform

In this contributed article, Joel Koshy, a member of the Kafka team within the Data Infrastructure group at LinkedIn, provides a brief history of the Kafka scalable messaging system.

Streaming Analytics with StreamAnalytix by Impetus

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Streaming Analytics is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. Many enterprises find themselves at a key inflection point in the big data timeline with respect to streaming analytics technology.

Open Data Science Conference East – Boston 2016

This year, ODSC is growing to bring together 2,500+ of the best and brightest at ODSC East in Boston! There will be 20+ workshops, 10+ training sessions, & 100+ speakers! Not to mention a career fair with top-notch companies ready to hire!

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/25/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Interview: Nenshad Bardoliwalla, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Paxata

I recently caught up with Nenshad Bardoliwalla, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, at Paxata, to discuss how few question the potential of Hadoop for distributed processing and storage of very large data sets, but many have been frustrated by a steep learning curve and difficulty in achieving business goals.

The Lambda Architecture Simplified

In this special technology white paper, The Lambda Architecture Simplified, you’ll learn about how the Lambda Architecture aims to satisfy the needs for a robust system that is fault-tolerant, both against hardware failures and human mistakes, being able to serve a wide range of workloads and use cases, and in which low-latency reads and updates are required.

Field Report: GPU Technology Conference 2016

I was very pleased to attend the GPU Technology Conference 2016 as the guest of host company NVIDIA on April 4-7 in Silicon Valley. I was impressed enough with the experience that I wanted to write this Field Report to give readers an in-depth perspective for what I saw.

Case Studies: How are Enterprises Using Streaming Analytics

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Streaming Analytics is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. Many enterprises find themselves at a key inflection point in the big data timeline with respect to streaming analytics technology.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/11/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

The Hadooponomics Podcast Series

The Hadooponomics Podcast series is a creation of Blue Hill Research and hosted by James Haight, a principal analyst at the company. The mission of the Hadooponomics Podcast series is simple: to advance the Big Data conversation beyond its traditional buzz-heavy roots, and to take a look at the real story of what drives the value of Big Data.