How to become a Data Scientist for Free

By Nir Goldstein, ReSkill Statistical analysis and data mining were the top skills that got people hired in 2014 based on LinkedIn analysis of 330 million LinkedIn member profiles. We live in an increasingly data driven world, and businesses are aggressively ...

Splunk’s Hunk 6.1enables faster analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores

Splunk Inc. announced  version 6.1 of Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores. Hunk 6.1 makes it even faster and easier to turn raw, unstructured data in Hadoop and NoSQL data stores into business insights. Accelerated reports in ...

How to Run a Simple Apache Spark App in CDH 5

Getting started with Spark (now shipping inside CDH 5) is easy using this simple example. Apache Spark is a general-purpose, cluster computing framework that, like MapReduce in Apache Hadoop, offers powerful abstractions for processing large datasets. For various reasons pertaining to ...