What is Big Data and Hadoop?
And what can they do for my organization? The availability of large data sets presents new opportunities and challenges to organizations of all sizes. So what is Big Data? How can Hadoop help me solve problems in processing large, complex data sets? In this new video you will learn what is Hadoop, actual examples of […]
Big, Simple or Elastic?
I recently audited Learning Tree’s Hadoop Development course. That course is listed under the “Big Data” curriculum. It was a pretty good course. During the course, though, I got to thinking “What is ‘Big Data’ anyway?” As far as I have been able to deduce, many things that come from Google have the prefix “Big” (e.g. […]
What is Hadoop ?
When teaching Learning Tree’s Cloud Computing course, a common question I am asked is ‘What is Hadoop ?’. There is a large and rapidly growing interest in Hadoop because many organisations have very large data sets that require analysing and this is where Hadoop can help. Hadoop is a scalable system for data storage and […]