15 important case studies on Big Data

Are you passionate about data science, engineering, or analytics? Then you’re probably already pursuing a degree in big data and trying to delve into the matter as deeply as possible. We bet you focus on developing technical and analytical skills and ...

Big Data TechCon Welcomes LinkedIn to Technical Program

Announces industry keynote in addition to more than 55 how-to big data classes and tutorials MELVILLE, N.Y., August 25, 2014 —BZ Media LLC today announced its opening keynote at Big Data TechCon, the how-to technical conference for IT professionals implementing ...

How Big Data Can Help You Make Money

Making money with big data is not difficult if you already have a business in place. Numerous businesses have become more profitable, efficient, and productive when using big data. Since 91 percent of businesses use big data to make money, ...

5 Big Data Apps with Effective Use Cases

Even if your organization is compelled to become more data-driven, many don’t know how to transform themselves out of the use-your-gut mentality and into a data-first one. The easiest way? Take shortcuts by refusing to reinvent the wheel and following the ...

Data Science –What’s the big deal about it?

Thomas Davenport, an American academic and publisher for Harvard Business Review, once said that Data Scientist is “the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century”. But why is there such a big hype and mythos about Data Scientists and Data Science? The ...

Why Extended Attributes are Coming to HDFS

Extended attributes in HDFS will facilitate at-rest encryption for Project Rhino, but they have many other uses, too. Many mainstream Linux filesystems implement extended attributes, which let you associate metadata with a file or directory beyond common “fixed” attributes like filesize, ...

VMware Updates Big Data Extensions with Hadoop 2 Support

VMware Inc. updated its Big Data Extensions (BDE) for its vSphere virtualization platform, including support for Hadoop 2. BDE's set of integrated management tools -- built into vSphere -- help organizations deploy, run and manage Hadoop. With BDE, vSphere users can ...
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