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Interview and Video Review: Working with Big Data: Infrastructure, Algorithms, and Visualizations
May 02, 2013
Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The first five lessons of the training span multiple server systems with a focus on the end to end processing of large quantities of XML data from real Stack Exchange posts. He completes the training with a lesson on developing visualizations for gaining insights from the macro level analysis of Big Data.
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IBM Mobile First- MBaaS, Big Data and Then Some for Enterprise by Martin Monroe Posted on Apr 09, 2013
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Big Data's Role in Etsy's Product Development
Mar 04, 2013
Etsy's approach to big data has been to give the entire organization visibility to different sources of data generated by their product as well as access to the experts who know how to use it. Nell Thomas explains her role at Etsy and how Etsy's view of big data has shaped its product's evolution.
Optimizing for Big Data at Facebook
Apr 17, 2012
Hive co-creator Ashish Thusoo describes the Big Data challenges Facebook faced and presents solutions in 2 areas: Reduction in the data footprint and CPU utilization. Generating 300 to 400 terabytes per day, they store RC files as blocks, but store as columns within a block to get better compression. He also talks about the current Big Data ecosystem and trends for companies going forward.
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Lean Data Architecture: Minimize Investment, Maximize Value by Manvir Singh Grewal, Brandon Byars Posted on Jan 04, 2013 00:53:59