Feb
21

The Race is On with Open Source

Posted on February 21, 2013 by Ron Bodkin

At Think Big we’re focused on helping customers create measurable value from Big Data. Fast access to that data is becoming mandatory as enterprises move beyond the first phase of adoption of Big Data. Over the last few months a number of projects and products have been announced to address this need, both within Hadoop and in…

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Feb
5

Much Hadoop about Nothing? We Don’t Think So.

Posted on February 5, 2013 by Ron Bodkin

In the mid 2000’s when I was Chief Architect and later, VP Engineering, at Quantcast, we were using one of the first Hadoop clusters as a low-cost way to process the vast amount of data needed to directly measure many of the largest websites in the world. We even helped a skeptical Facebook see the…

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Feb
5

Predicting the future of Big Data: With Big Data comes big value and the need for Data Scientists

Posted on February 5, 2013 by Rick Farnell

Is all the Big Data hype justified? In a word, yes. How did we get here? Our database systems of yesteryear were not designed to store, process and analyze the massive amount of data being generated by today’s devices and applications. The pace at which we are adding data and connected devices like mobile phones,…

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