Tag: Learn

Feb 13

Why Hadoop and What Skills Should I Learn?

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[important]This blog article was inspired by a reader comment from Tony asking about what is the significance of Hadoop and what specific skills he should learn.[/important] Hi Tony, Hadoop permits the storage and processing of large volumes of data with cheap commodity hardware.  As everything becomes more digital in the information age, the high volume, …

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Jan 05

Will You Learn Big Data Skills This Year?

Dear readers, Welcome to a new year!  During this time, bloggers and journalists from all fields are publishing lists of top items from 2013 as well as their predictions of 2014, including those in the world of Hadoop and Big Data.  I find these lists to be interesting to read, as they remind us how …

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May 28

When to use Pig Latin versus Hive SQL?

Once your big data is loaded into Hadoop, what’s the best way to use that data?  You’ll need some way to filter and aggregate the data, and then apply the results for something useful.  Collecting terabytes and petabytes of web traffic data is not useful until you have a way to extract meaningful data insights …

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May 27

Top 10 Presentations for Learning Hadoop on SlideShare

If you want to learn how to use Hadoop for big data, you’ll need to learn about MapReduce, Pig, and Hive.  See this collection of Top 10 Presentations available free to the public on SlideShare that will help you get a better understanding of Hadoop HDFS, the MapReduce algorithm, the Pig Latin language, and the …

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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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Feb 27

Get New Free “Hadoop illuminated” Book and Review

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The new “Hadoop Illuminated” book has arrived today!  See below for how you can read it online for free.  Read it today to make progress on your way toward becoming a Hadoop professional for the Big Data revolution.  Read my review below to find out more. Free open access download of the Hadoop Illuminated book …

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Jan 02

Vow to Become a Big Data Hadoop Wizard This Year

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So everyone is talking about Big Data and Hadoop and how they will be transforming business.  Are you ready for the transformation?  Will you stay ahead of the curve and update your skills before your current skills become obsolete? Join me in vowing to become a Big Data Hadoop Wizard this year.  Follow the HadoopWizard.com …

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