Hadoop Happenings: Revitalize a Brand

By January 6, 2015


Grab the latest news and commentary about Hadoop in this week’s Hadoop Happenings. This week Datameer published statistics on big data and Hadoop in the news. Timberland discussed how it used data science to revitalize its brand, and a post discussed Facebook’s development of HydraBase.

1. In 2015, enterprises can better utilize the paradigm-shifting Hadoop Steven Hillion argues that Hadoop should be used for advanced analytics rather than as a replacement for relational databases. Read More

2. Five Myths about Hadoop This post addresses five common myths about Hadoop including Hadoop is free and Hadoop can replace the data warehouse. Read More

3. How to Get the Biggest Returns from Your Hadoop and Big Data Investments in 2015 This post discusses data integration, cleansing and analysis with Hadoop. Read more

4. Facebook HydraBase adds reliability to Hadoop’s HBase Facebook is adapting Apache HBase, so failovers are completed more quickly. Read More

5. Wikibon forecasts Hadoop-NoSQL market to hit $3 billion by 2017 Wikibon analyst Jeff Kelly proposes a major shift away from the traditional database will drive the growth of the Hadoop-NoSQL market. Read More

6. Get Started with Hadoop and Spark in 10 Minutes This brief tutorial explains how to use Vagrant to get started with Hadoop and Spark quickly. Read More

7. Big Data and Hadoop in the News- 2014 Analysis This post goes over the top big data and Hadoop articles and writers from 2014 as well as the publications that talked about big data and Hadoop the most. Read More

8. How Timberland used customer data to reboot its brand Timberland used data science to revamp its product design, marketing and merchandising strategies boosting sales by 15 percent. Read More

9. How Big Data will Transform our Economy and Our Lives in 2015 Deven Parekh moves beyond technology predictions in this post and discusses how big data will impact our lives in 2015. Read More

10. Robots can now learn to cook just like you do: by watching YouTube videos Researchers from the University of Maryland and the Australian research center NICTA published a paper on how they use YouTube videos to teach robots to recognize specific objects. Read More

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