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Apache: Big Data

Apache: Big Data gathers the developers, operators and users working in Big Data for education and collaboration across Apache big data related projects and technologies. Learn More
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Common Search
It is critical for the Internet to have both commercial and non-commercial search engines available, so that we can compare their results and watch out for biases. says Common Search founder Sylvain Zimmer in this preview to his talk at Apache: Big Data Europe.

Ranking the Web With Radical Transparency

Ranking every URL on the web in a transparent and reproducible way is a core concept of the Common Search project, says Sylvain Zimmer, who will be speaking at the upcoming Apache: Big Data Europe conference in Seville, Spain. The web has become a critical resource for humanity, and search engines...
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Seshu Adunuthula
“The data is the most important asset that we have,” said Seshu Adunuthula, eBay’s head of analytics infrastructure, during a keynote at Apache Big Data in Vancouver.

How eBay Uses Apache Software to Reach Its Big Data Goals

eBay’s ecommerce platform creates a huge amount of data. It has more than 800 million active listings, with 8.8 million new listings each week. There are 162 million active buyers, and 25 million sellers. “The data is the most important asset that we have,” said Seshu Adunuthula, eBay’s head of...
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Cloud
Cloud platforms enable enterprise companies to begin their big data journey faster because of centralized control and administration, massive geographic reach, and the elasticity of IaaS.

Cloud-Based Systems Can Accelerate the Benefits of Big Data

Cloud platforms enable enterprise companies to begin their big data journey much faster than on-premises systems because of centralization of control and administration, massive geographic reach, and because of the elasticity of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) that allows you to create just the...
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Alan Gates
Alan Gates, co-founder of Hortonworks and ODPi member, speaking at Apache Big Data.

ODPi: Test Less, Build More Applications With Hadoop

Testing applications against Hadoop distributions is not fun, either for application developers or end users, and it takes up too much precious time.    According to Alan Gates, co-founder of Hortonworks and ODPi member, that’s the issue the Open Data Platform initiative (ODPi) is here to solve:...
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Luciano Resende
Luciano Resende, architect at the Spark Technology Center, speaks at Apache Big Data.

IBM Uses Apache Spark Across Its Products to Help Enterprise Customers [Video]

IBM loves Apache Spark. It’s training its engineers on it, it’s contributing to the project, and it’s building many of its big data products on top of the open source platform so IBM’s enterprise customers can use its powerful tools. Luciano Resende, an architect at IBM’s Spark Technology Center,...
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All Things Graph: Computing vs. Analytics vs. Transactions

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by IBM as a Diamond-level sponsor of Apache Big Data, held May 9-12 in Vancouver, B.C., and was written by Linux.com. Graphs model relationships between objects and they’ve been in use since about 100 years ago in mathematics and mechanical computing. Graph...
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John Mertic, ODPi's Director of Program Management, spoke at Apache Big Data on May 11, 2016.
John Mertic, ODPi's Director of Program Management, spoke at Apache Big Data on May 11, 2016.

ODPi Won’t Fork Hadoop, Pledges Support for Apache Software Foundation with New Gold Sponsorship

The folks at the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODPi) have heard the concerns and the criticisms of the Hadoop community, and today John Mertic, the standards organization’s Director of Program Management, took to Apache Big Data in Vancouver to clear the air. Contrary to the Hadoop community’s...
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ApacheCon North America and Apache Big Data take place May 9-13, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada.
Watch the livestream of ApacheCon North America and Apache Big Data May 9-13, 2016.

Watch Live Keynote From Hadoop Creator Doug Cutting at Apache Big Data Today

Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon take place this week, May 9 - 13, in Vancouver, B.C., and The Linux Foundation is streaming the keynotes live for those who can't attend. Apache: Big Data gathers the Apache projects, people and technologies working in Big Data and is the only event that brings...
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Ion Stoica, the founder of Databricks and keynote speaker at Apache Big Data in Vancouver
Ion Stoica, the founder of Databricks, spoke at Apache Big Data on May 10, 2016.

Spark 2.0 Will Be Faster, Easier for App Development, and Tackle Streaming Data

It only makes sense that as the community of Spark contributors got bigger the project would get even more ambitious. So when Spark 2.0 comes out in a matter of weeks it’s going to have at least three robust new features, according to Ion Stoica, the founder of Databricks and keynote speaker at...
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