AWS joins Azure and Watson in bringing machine learning to big data

AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS) has announced that it will soon offer machine learning as an option to customers. The technology is the same creepy stuff that uses algorithms to recommend things that you might also like when you browse Mazon's retail ...

Using Hunk with Hadoop and Elastic MapReduce

Hunk is a relatively new product from Splunk for exploring and visualizing Hadoop and other NoSQL data stores. New in this release is support for Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce.  Hunk with Hadoop Hadoop consists of two components, the first being a storage component called HDFS. HDFS can ...

Cascading 3.0 Future-Proofs Data-Centric Application Development on Hadoop

Concurrent, Inc., the company behind Cascading, an open source application development framework for building data applications on Hadoop, has announced Cascading 3.0, which CEO Gary Nakamura says will give enterprises the flexibility to build their data-oriented applications on Hadoop once, and ...