Adopting Big Data and Data Science technologies into an organisation is a transformative project similar to an agile transformation and with many similar challenges. In this article, the author describes such a project for a FTSE100 financial services company.
Yahoo uses Hadoop for different use cases in big data & machine learning areas. They also use deep learning techniques in their products like Flickr. InfoQ spoke with Peter Cnudde on how Yahoo leverages big data platform technologies.
The new “Hadoop in Practice. Second Edition” book by Alex Holmes provides a deep insight into Hadoop ecosystem covering a wide spectrum of topics such as data organization, layouts and serialization, data processing, including MapReduce and big data patterns, special structures along with their usage to simplify big data processing, and SQL on Hadoop data.
This article discusses what stream processing is, how it fits into a big data architecture with Hadoop and a data warehouse (DWH), and what technologies and products you can choose from. 8
Apache Hadoop YARN – a new Hadoop resource manager - has just been promoted to a high level Hadoop subproject. InfoQ had the chance to discuss YARN with Arun Murthy - founder of Hortonworks. 1