December 2012 archive

Dec 29

What is Hadoop? A Light-Hearted View…

"What is Big Data?" cartoon comic strip by Jimmy Wong

Many people have asked me “what is Hadoop?”  They have heard about Hadoop and know that it is somehow related to “Big Data” but not sure of much beyond that.  On this HadoopWizard.com website, over the next few weeks, we’ll be learning together what is Hadoop and how Big Data experts are leveraging Hadoop to …

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Dec 22

Supercharge Your Big Data Presentations With This One Tip

Whiteboard

Help Your Audience to Visualize Large Numbers in Your Presentations Show people that you are the authority on Big Data with this tip from the experts. 1. Instead of quoting raw big numbers, convert the numbers into more intuitive units.  For example, instead of quoting $1.23 trillion, why not visualize it by saying a stack …

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