How do the cloud offerings from Amazon, Google and Microsoft compare?
Big data and cloud technology go hand-in-hand: but it's comparatively early days. Strata conference chair Edd Dumbill explains the cloud landscape and compares the offerings of Amazon, Google and Microsoft.
A look at the components and functions of the Hadoop ecosystem.
Apache Hadoop has been the driving force behind the growth of the big data industry. But what does it do, and why do you need all its strangely-named friends, such as Oozie, Zookeeper and Flume?
Hadoop is a central part of Microsoft's data strategy.
Strata conference chair Edd Dumbill takes a look at Microsoft's plans for big data. By embracing Hadoop, the company aims to keep Windows and Azure as a standards-friendly option for data developers.
A survey of the Hadoop big data marketplace.
In this survey, Edd Dumbill explores the Hadoop-based big data solutions available on the market, contrasts the approaches of EMC Greenplum, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle and provides an overview of Hadoop distributions.
An introduction to the big data landscape.
It's the hot trend in software right now, but what does big data mean, and how can you exploit it? Strata chair Edd Dumbill presents an introduction and orientation to the big data landscape.
Edd Dumbill looks at the hot topics in data for the coming year.
The coming year of big data will bring developments in streaming data frameworks and data marketplaces, along with a maturation in the roles and processes of data science.
Hadoop and R are the new industry standards
Today, Oracle announced their Big Data Appliance. It couldn't be a plainer validation of what's important in big data right now, or where the battle for technology dominance lies.
Celebrating a decade of game-changing Java software.
Reaching beyond mere adoption, these seven projects have had a profound effect on the Java world, software development in general, and even our daily lives.