Hadoop

Hadoop news, information, and how-to advice

Moving Hadoop beyond batch processing and MapReduce

Apache Tez framework opens the door to a new generation of high-performance, interactive, distributed data processing applications

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Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source big data tools

InfoWorld's top picks in distributed data processing, data analytics, machine learning, NoSQL databases, and the Hadoop ecosystem

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Hortonworks reignites Spark to boost Hadoop

Hortonworks puts its development expertise into bolstering Spark, Hadoop's in-memory processing system, to craft a next-generation tool

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3 make-or-break interview questions for developers

It's developer season at my company. Unlike with deer season, we’re hiring rather than shooting, though not all survive the interview process

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10 ways to query Hadoop with SQL

Here's a look at different ways to query Hadoop via SQL, some of which are part of the latest edition of MapR's Hadoop distribution

SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Highlights of the update include Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects

Hadoop gets real

Here's how four IT leaders managed to bring Hadoop systems from the sandbox into production

TPC takes the measure of big data systems

The fresh TPCx-HS benchmark could provide an apples-to-apples comparison of commercial Hadoop systems

When to use Hadoop (and when not to)

Hadoop is a huge advancement in big data technology, but there are better choices for real-time analytics

Hadoop meets Google Docs: Analytics made easy

Adatao's analytics suite puts a Web-friendly front end on Hadoop data and eases access to self-serve reporting

The right cloud for the job: Multicloud database processing is here

Today's one-size-fits-all database processing will give way to a cheaper, but more complex heterogeneous approach

Team of rivals: Hortonworks, Pivotal join up for Hadoop project

Competitors band together to contribute to Apache Ambari project for Hadoop provisioning, monitoring, and management

HP invests in Hortonworks' Hadoop

With the Hortonworks partnership, HP has a full data analysis software stack to present to enterprise customers

How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it

The truth about big data: It's more than technology

Big data is a maddeningly broad concept, in part because it represents a new, iterative approach to solving problems

Review: Apache Hive brings real-time queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

The 10 worst big data practices

It's a new world full of shiny toys, but some have sharp edges. Don't hurt yourself or others. Learn to play nice with them

Hadoop's success drives efforts to make it more secure

Security is seen as key to Hadoop's enterprise acceptance

How much is Hadoop worth? For Google, $80 million

With Google's $80 million, MapR gets a chance to expand, and Google can hoard the rewards

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