Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity – APPLY NOW!

Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity – APPLY NOW!

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. ...

How to Debug Map-Reduce Code

How to Debug Map-Reduce Code

It All Starts with HDFS Everything in Hadoop cluster is based on the HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System). Quite often HDFS problems will manifest themselves in various components ...

Taking the “Oops” out of Hadoop – Monthly Meetup

Taking the “Oops” out of Hadoop – Monthly Meetup

Register for the meetup Hadoop has become the very backbone of enterprises working on Big Data. But as Hadoop becomes a critical component of every enterprise’s Big Data needs, its ...

Comparative Analysis of Big Data Analytical Tools – Hive, Tez, Impala, SparkSQL & PrestoDB running on the Google Cloud

Comparative Analysis of Big Data Analytical Tools – Hive, Tez, Impala, SparkSQL & PrestoDB running on the Google Cloud

Big Data analytics is the answer for businesses to glean insights from data to take timely actions. Businesses now have a plethora of technologies at their disposal to perform such ...

Crime Analytics & Predictions System – Presentation at PASS BA VC

Crime Analytics & Predictions System – Presentation at PASS BA VC

The PASS Business Analytics Chapter provides virtual training on the tools and architecture patterns required to create world-class Business Analytics solutions. It was a pleasure ...

Taking the “Oops” out of Hadoop – Monthly Meetup

Register for the meetup Hadoop has become the very backbone of enterprises working on Big Data. But as Hadoop becomes a critical component of every enterprise’s Big Data needs, its complexity to implement, maintain and develop has increased substantially.  Such intricacies create a lot of productivity killers for developers and DevOps personnel. This meetup will dive deep into how enterprises can remove the ...

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Why The Internet Of Things Heralds The Next Great Economic Disruption

The Internet of Things (IoT) may mean more than simply having devices and machines talking to each other. It potentially represents a profound shift affecting the way businesses and society operate. At this point, we’re only just starting to grasp the implications these new technologies will have.This was the observation of Jeremy Rifkin, social activist, policy advisor and author, keynoting the recent CeBI ...

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Michael Stonebraker, serial database genius, brings home Turing Award – Fortune

Stonebraker founded or helped found several key database technologies.Michael Stonebraker, the database prodigy who could also be rightfully called a serial entrepreneur, to borrow an overused phrase, on Wednesday won the A.M. Turing Prize, computer science’s highest award.Now an adjunct professor at MIT CSAIL (the university’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), Stonebraker pioneered ...

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How Edmunds.com Used Spark Streaming to Build a Near Real-Time Dashboard | Cloudera Engineering Blog

Every year, the Super Bowl brings parties, food and hopefully a great game to appease everyone’s football appetites until the fall. With any event that brings in around 114 million viewers with larger numbers each year, Americans have also grown accustomed to commercials with production budgets on par with television shows and with entertainment value that tries to rival even the game itself. Some of the bi ...

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How-to: Quickly Configure Kerberos for Your Apache Hadoop Cluster | Cloudera Engineering Blog

Use the scripts and screenshots below to configure a Kerberized cluster in minutes. Kerberos is the foundation of securing your Apache Hadoop cluster. With Kerberos enabled, user authentication is required. Once users are authenticated, you can use projects like Apache Sentry (incubating) for role-based access control via GRANT/REVOKE statements. Taming the three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades is ...

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Customer Service and Recommendation System | Mawazo

You may be wondering about the relationship, I alluded to in the title. A personalization and recommendation system like sifarish bootstraps from user and item engagement data. This kind of data is gleaned from various signals e.g. an user’s engagement with various items, an user’s explicit rating of an item. A recommendation system could be benefit significantly from customer service data residing in Custo ...

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Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity – APPLY NOW!

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship. Locations ...

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Internet of Things means never having to search again – Fortune

In the future, you’ll only check Google’s homepage to see the latest doodle. The smartphone revolutionized personal computing, creating a computer that most of us have within arm’s reach 24 hours a day. The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize computing again, by connecting and collecting data from everything we live in, drive in, eat in, sleep in and work in. In just a year or two, the number of Io ...

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Cloudera declares victory in the war for big data dominance | InfoWorld

Despite the triumphalism, the big data market is growing too fast, with too many players for any one company to dominateInfoWorld | Mar 18, 2015What does Cloudera want to be when it grows up?That was the question one analyst asked Cloudera co-founder and chief strategy officer Mike Olson at the company's analyst day this week, to which Olson responded, "We want to be the big data company" -- not a ...

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How to Debug Map-Reduce Code

It All Starts with HDFS Everything in Hadoop cluster is based on the HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System). Quite often HDFS problems will manifest themselves in various components of Hadoop framework.  This might show up as an intermittent failure, permission issue, failure to write, or failure to retrieve data blocks, etc.  Sometimes the root cause is found in the HDFS itself.  Meaning, the Hadoop cluster ...

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Data Mining Reveals When A Yellow Taxi Is Cheaper Than Uber | MIT Technology Review

Computer scientists have compared a vast dataset of Yellow Taxi fares in New York City against Uber prices for the first time. The crowdsourced cab service, Uber, is currently taking the world by storm. Commuters use the service’s smartphone app to order a car, a request that is forwarded to the nearest available driver who then makes the pick up. Uber itself determines the cost of the fare so no money chan ...

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