Tag: Conference

Feb 12

What I Learned About MapR

MapR Booth at Strata Conference

MapR, based in San Jose, California, provides a commercial version of Hadoop noted for its fast performance.  This week at the Strata Conference, I got a chance to talk to the folks at MapR and found out how MapR differentiates itself from other Hadoop offerings. The fast speed of MapR appears to come from its …

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Apr 07

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

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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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Jan 22

Date Night for Big Data for Valentine’s Day

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I think it is brilliant marketing to have a Date Night for Big Data.  SiSense and Microsoft have partnered to put together this event for data scientists on February 13, 2013 in Mountain View. “Fall in Love with Big Data” is the clever tagline for the event.  Although there will be some networking opportunities to …

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