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Posts from Date:   2014-3

Hadoop is in the Mind of the Beholder

by Nick Heudecker  |  March 24, 2014

This post was jointly authored by Merv Adrian (@merv) and Nick Heudecker (@nheudecker) and appears on both blogs. In the early days of Hadoop (versions up through 1.x), the project consisted of two primary components: HDFS and MapReduce. One thing to store the data in an append-only file model, distributed across an arbitrarily large number […]

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NoSQL for Competitive Hiring Advantage

by Nick Heudecker  |  March 24, 2014

Regardless of your location or industry, hiring technical talent is challenging. This is particularly true in areas like Silicon Valley, where 59% of employers plan to add workers. Companies typically resort to ┬áblunt instruments, like larger salaries or signing bonuses, to bring talent in the door. (The merits of this strategy are debatable.) Some companies […]

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