Tag: Hadoop

Top 10 Helpful Hadoop Experts on Stack Overflow

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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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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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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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Datameer Recognized as a Top 10 Most Innovative Big Data Company

Congratulations to the Datameer company for getting included in the Fast Company’s Top 10 most innovative Big Data companies list and the CIO UK 20 vendors to watch in 2013. We wrote about Datameer last month being included in the InformationWeek list of 13 Big Data Vendors to Watch in 2013.  Datameer is continuing to …

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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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Free Hadoop for Dummies Book and Review

For a limited time, you can download the free special edition book, Hadoop for Dummies, in PDF format, compliments of IBM Platform Computing.  Registration with IBM may be required.  [Update 6/7/13: the book download is no longer available from IBM.  See the end of this article for alternatives.] Register for Free Download of Hadoop for Dummies …

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Install Hadoop on Windows in 3 Easy Steps for Hortonworks Sandbox Tutorial

Did you know that you can easily install a simple single-node Hadoop cluster on your Windows PC or laptop?  Normally, Hadoop runs on Unix computers.  However, thanks to modern virtualization technology, you can run a complete sandbox version of Hadoop within a virtual Linux server on your personal computer, for free.  This installation is ideal …

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