Big Data Exploration Infographic

Big Data Exploration Infographic

While the content is skewed towards IBM and their technology stack, the fundamentals hold true. Details
Graphs with Azure Cosmos DB

Graphs with Azure Cosmos DB

If my previous post about the graph data structure has you eager to get started, then check out this video with Kirill Gavrylyuk. He talks... Details
What is a Graph?

What is a Graph?

I've been hearing the term "graph" more and more lately. Whether it's the Microsoft Graph mentioned repeatedly in the Ingite 2017 keynotes or the Graph... Details
What is a Data Warehouse?

What is a Data Warehouse?

Here’s a great video explaining the reasons and mechanics of data warehousing. 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
How do We Democratize Access to Data?

How do We Democratize Access to Data?

Watch the one and only Siraj Raval explain the wonders and vision of OpenMined, a community focused on building technology for decentralized ownership of data... Details
What is Hive?

What is Hive?

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