Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 08

Top 10 Helpful Hadoop Experts on Stack Overflow

Who are the real unsung heroes in the Hadoop community?  I want to give thanks and kudos to the top 10 people who have provided the most contribution to the Hadoop open-source community via Stack Overflow in this past quarter, January to March 2013.  These experts have the highest scores for Hadoop and related tags …

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Apr 07

List of Free Big Data and Hadoop Conference Videos from 2013 Q1

Did you miss all the fantastic Big Data and Hadoop conferences in the first quarter of 2013?  Perhaps you had wanted to go, but were unable to travel to the conferences or did not have sufficient budget to attend.  Fortunately, you can still watch some of the conference videos and presentations online.  Although a complete …

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Apr 05

Sears Now Sells Big Data Services via MetaScale

Like many Americans, I have my cherished Craftsman tools and Kenmore appliances from the US retailer Sears.  However, how many Americans know that Sears now also sells big data services as well? Sears is a well known US department store that had started off as a successful mail order catalog business in 1888, selling to …

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