Data Management and Migration
Meanwhile, if you're still holding on to the notion that big data is a trend, this is your cue to rethink the situation.
The report includes videos of various BigDataSV 2014 interviews with folks on the frontline.
"'We're looking for needles within haystacks while trying to define what the needle is, in an era of declining resources and increasing threats,' said David Shedd, deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, at a conference last month as reported in an article in USA Today. That's a sentiment almost all private companies currently using big data can relate to.
Companies not in the big data game now need to realize that it's not just their direct competitors they need to worry about--but a shift in total market ownership.
t's the same old, same old. A headcount, whether it's done in person by a census worker or online by said head owner or mined from databases, is still just a headcount.
At the Strata conference in Santa Clara, California, MapR announced a free sandbox today. Free Hadoop sandboxes, such as this one and the Hortonworks sandbox, are helping close the skills gap and enabling more developers and other users to develop and master Hadoop applications. Here is where to find the freebies.
Oddly, this is both a comforting and disturbing read. Very illuminating on where current trends fit into the bigger picture.
MapR made several notable announcements at the Strata conference in Santa Clara this week. First, it's incorporating Apache Hadoop 2.2 and YARN to skirt or add to MapReduce efforts and add functionality. Secondly, the company announced support for HP's Vertica MPP data warehouse platform on MapR.
Big data tools are advancing in leaps and bounds these days. It's good to see the industry finally begin to take a more mature shape.
Instead of just looking at climate change, for example, scientists can know see where climate change intersects, affects and is affected by other environmental conditions. It is an unprecedented view of our world and it has led to an entirely new field of study: macrosystems ecology.