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Docker – Ready for Prime time or not?

Docker – Ready for Prime time or not?Docker – ready for prime time or not? It’s a question that has been asked (and answered) hundreds if not thousands of times already. So – rather than repeat that long and somewhat tired conversation I want to focus on one piece of...

Big Data Applications – anyone out there?

Big Data Applications - anyone out there? If you read my post last week we discussed how Big Data and Hadoop is no longer running on commodity hardware. This is a good thing, provided you are prepared to accept the higher Hardware cost, because it lays the groundwork...

Spark and Hadoop – replace or complement?

Spark and Hadoop - replace or complement?I recently read a survey report from Typesafe of 2,136 respondents who were asked about Spark vs Hadoop. You can see the report here for yourself (registration...

Big Data Appliances – good or bad?

Big Data Appliances - good or bad?We saw in the last week that Teradata has updated their Big Data Appliance it can now ship with Cloudera and has had Hortonworks available for some time. http://ht.ly/PFrgV Although Appliances are appealing for simplicity, ease of...

The Internet of Things and Big Data

The Internet of Things & Big Data We are seeing increasing interest from a number of clients in IoT. While it's still more of a hype phrase than reality there are a number of Organizations that can point to real success with IoT and Big Data. One of them is...

Hadoop and Big Data no longer runs on Commodity Hardware

Hadoop and Big Data no longer runs on Commodity HardwareI have spent the last week and will be spending this week in México, meeting with clients, press and partners. It's been a great experience with a lot of learning opportunities. During these discussions I have...

Big Data and Security – still a problem?

Big Data and Security - still a problem?When we talk to clients about Big Data it's often assumed that there is a strong security infrastructure in place to secure all that data either at rest or in motion. While that assumption is starting to be true it's important...

Hadoop Distributions – do we care which one to use?

Hadoop Distributions - do we care which one to use?It's almost 9 months since Hortonworks went public and Cloudera continue to provide some insight into their growth. Along with MapR, IBM and Pivotal (EMC), Amazon's Hadoop offerings and straight Apache Hadoop, we can...

Don’t believe the (Big Data) hype?

Don't believe the (Big Data) hype?Two Gartner reports recently about Big Data Your Big Data projects will fail and here's why http://ht.ly/Sj41q (ZDNet Summary)  Big Data ROI remains elusive http://ht.ly/Sj41q (ZDNet summary).  Both reports and summaries try...

Kudu – the end of MapReduce?

Kudu - the end of MapReduce?The latest in a long line of struggling Data Warehouse companies announced their results  on 5th November. Teradata had flat revenues and flat to slightly declining revenues predicted for the year. Look at the Dell/EMC idea, HP''s...

Data wrangling – just a phase or here to stay?

Data wrangling - just a phase or here to stay?There have been myriad articles, blogs, posts in the last 12-24 months about Data Wrangling. I don't intend to re-hash those here - if you want a summary of Data wrangling take a look at this article by Lukas...

Big Data has a Big Problem

Big Data has a Big ProblemOne of the keys to success in Big Data is having the skills to make Big Data projects successful. While some of these skills are 'soft skills', the core requirement is to know what we are doing with complex, highly interrelated and fast...

The Open Source Vendor game

The Open Source Vendor gameThe latest in a long line of struggling Data Warehouse companies announced their results  on 5th November. Teradata had flat revenues and flat to slightly declining revenues predicted for the year. Look at the Dell/EMC idea, HP''s continuing...

Would you like a Monopoly with your Data or just a cartel?

Would you like a Monopoly with your Data or just a cartel?Two weeks ago I was fortunate to attend the CES show in Las Vegas. I experienced the joys of 3x Uber surge pricing on Thursday afternoon as well as some great discussions. Two things struck me from CES :- Try...

Machine Learning and Spark – get ready for the next big disruptor

Machine Learning and Spark - get ready for the next big disruptorThere are lots of articles, blogs, reports and noise at the moment about Spark and machine learning - driven primarily by the rapid adoption of MLlib (Spark's general machine learning library) that is...

Big Data and Security – the next big disruptor?

Big Data and Security - the next big disruptor?Last quarter I was invited to a Cloudera sales event in Las Vegas. Some impressive stats on last year's performance, a lot of enthusiasm and in particular a great session from Charles Zedlewski @zedlewski outlining some...

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Corporate Head Quarters
  2205 152nd Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052
USA

 +1.(425).605.1289

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  Les Bureaux du Lac II Rue Robert Caumont, imm P 33049 Bordeaux         Cedex – France

 +33 (0)5 56.07.23.33

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+52 (55) 5255-1329

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