Category: Data


Comparing SQL and Hadoop

This video points out the three main differences that make Hadoop different from SQL.  While this video is from 2014, the core concepts are still very much the same.


Intro to Hadoop and MapReduce

Here’s a playlist from Udacity that covers the basics of Hadoop and MapReduce. The playlist is from 2015, so the specifics may have changed.  However, knowing the fundamentals is always a good idea. I’ll dig up some more recent material and post here.


Self-service Big Data on AWS With Qubole

Amazon Web Services hosts Suresh Ramaswamy, Senior Director of Engineering at Qubole and he shows how they built a big data self-service platform on AWS, designed for heterogeneous, distributed processing of petabytes of data.