Hadoop – Just the Basics

Hadoop – Just the Basics

Here is a great overview of Hadoop for the beginner. Details
Cloudera vs Hortonworks vs MapR vs Intel

Cloudera vs Hortonworks vs MapR vs Intel

Hadoop is most often associated with big data. A look at the different Hadoop solutions such as Clouder, Hortonworks, MapR and Intel. Hear Pythian's CTO... Details
Big Data Exploration Infographic

Big Data Exploration Infographic

While the content is skewed towards IBM and their technology stack, the fundamentals hold true. Details
What is Apache Spark?

What is Apache Spark?

Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder at Cloudera, explains Apache Spark’s origins, its rise in popularity in the open source community, and how Spark... Details
What is Apache Storm?

What is Apache Storm?

Here’s a great ten minute video from Hortonworks explaining the purpose of Apache Storm for Hadoop. Details
What is MapReduce?

What is MapReduce?

Programming thousands of machines is no easy task. One approach pioneered by Google is known as MapReduce. MapReduce provides a programming model that simplifies programming... Details
Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce

Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce

Udacity has made a large portion of their Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce available for free on YouTube. 72 videos of complete big data bliss... Details
What is Hive?

What is Hive?

Rafael Coss, manager Big Data Enablement for IBM, explains Hive defined in 3 minutes. Details
What is Pig?

What is Pig?

Rafael Coss, manager Big Data Enablement for IBM, defines Pig in 3 minutes. Details
CERN Makes 300 TBs of Supercollider Data Free Online

CERN Makes 300 TBs of Supercollider Data Free Online

Talk about big data. CERN, best known for its nuclear research and large hadron collider, has released 300TB of research data on their new data... Details