Snappy compression with Pig and native MapReduce

Assuming you have installed Hadoop on your cluster, if not please follow http://code.google.com/p/hadoop-snappy/ This is the machine config of my cluster nodes, though the steps that follow could be followed with your installation/machine configs pkommireddi@pkommireddi-wsl:/tools/hadoop/pig-0.9.1/lib$ uname -a Linux pkommireddi-wsl 2.6.32-37-generic #81-Ubuntu SMP Fri ...

Will Big Data Analytics Replace BI?

John Leonard of Computing.co.uk recently asked, “In 10 years’ time will big data analytics have replaced traditional relational business intelligence systems? That was one of the questions that Computing asked UK IT decision-makers in the quantitative survey that formed part of our recent big data ...

5 lessons we learned about data science in 2013

Most people know what marketing executives do every day. They try to catch people’s attention through email, ads, tweets, and press releases. As for data scientists, well, their work is not nearly as well understood. That’s been slowly changing this year ...
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