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Strata Spark Tsunami – Hadoop World, Part One

by Merv Adrian  |  October 31, 2014

New York’s Javits Center is a cavernous triumph of form over function. Giant empty spaces were everywhere at this year’s empty-though-sold-out Strata/Hadoop World, but the strangely-numbered, hard to find, typically inadequately-sized...

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Hadoop Summit Recap Part Two - SELECT FROM hdfs WHERE bigdatavendor USING SQL

by Merv Adrian  |  July 15, 2013

Probably the most widespread, and commercially imminent, theme at the Summit was “SQL on Hadoop.” Since last year, many offerings have been touted, debated, and some have even shipped. In...

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Hadoop 2013 - Part Three: Platforms

by Merv Adrian  |  February 23, 2013

In the first two posts in this series, I talked about performance and projects as key themes in Hadoop's watershed year. As it moves squarely into the mainstream, organizations making...

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Apache Hadoop 1.0 Doesn't Clear Up Trunks and Branches Questions. Do Distributions?

by Merv Adrian  |  January 23, 2012

In early January 2012, the world of big data was treated to an interesting series of product releases, press announcements, and blog posts about Hadoop versions.  To begin with, we...

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