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ODPi Simplifies Apache Hadoop Application Development and Portability

odpi-whitepaper-render-odpi-768x987.png The Linux Foundation Get the latest white paper from Enterprise Strategy Group analyst Nik Rouda full of Hadoop and Big Data industry research. ESG’s new ODPi Community Showcase answers top-of-mind questions for app developers, data...
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Alan Gates
Alan Gates, co-founder of Hortonworks and ODPi member, speaking at Apache Big Data.

ODPi Adds Apache Hive to Runtime Specification 2.0

Blog contributed by Alan Gates, ODPi technical steering committee chair and Apache Software Foundation member, committer and PMC member for several projects. Today, ODPi announced that the ODPi Runtime Specification 2.0 will add Apache Hive and Hadoop Compatible File System support (HCFS)....
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Hadoop extensions
Big Data titan Hadoop is inspiring its own ecosystem of powerful extensions and front ends; here are some examples.

Front Ends and Extensions Take Hadoop in New Directions

Across the history of data analytics, marquee-level applications have always given rise to useful front ends and connectors that extend what the original applications were capable of. For example, the dominance of the spreadsheet gave rise to macros, plugins, and extensions. Likewise, the rise of...
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On Complexity in Big Data

In February of this year, I published the article, Is my developer team ready for big data?, with a figure representing the subjective complexity of mobile, cloud, big data, and NoSQL technologies... My editor for that article, Marie Beaugureau, pushed back on the figure—and rightly so. What’s the...
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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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Doug Cutting, co-founder of Hadoop and Cloudera Chief Architect, attributes the success of open source big data technology mainly to luck and support from the Apache Foundation.

Apache Foundation Crucial to Hadoop, Big Data’s Success

Looking back at 10 years of Hadoop, project co-founder and Cloudera Chief Architect Doug Cutting can see two primary factors in the success of open source big data technology: a heap of luck and the Apache Foundation’s unique support. Cutting delivered a keynote at the Apache Big Data conference...
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Spark-Powered Splice Machine Goes Open Source

Splice Machine, the relational SQL database system that uses Hadoop and Spark to provide high-speed results, is nowavailable in an open source edition. Version 2.0 of Splice Machine added Spark to speed up OLAP-style workloads while still processing conventional OLTP workloads with HBase. The open...
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AT&T Unveils Powerful New Security Platform

AT&T this week unveiled a new powerful security platform, using big data analysis based on a Hadoop architecture which allows the company to ingest and analyze 5 billion security events in less than ten minutes. Developed over the last three-and-a-half years as part of the Domain 2.0 push to...
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ODPi Advances Hadoop Standards with Open Source Runtime Specification

The ODPi's Hadoop runtime specification for big data apps has been adopted by data analytics vendors, which simplifies the open source big data ecosystem. The ODPi, a Linux Foundation collaborative project building, has moved one step closer to building a better integrated big data ecosystem based...
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Open source skills are in high demand. Get on the fast track to new skills with these training opportunities.

Looking for a New DevOps Gig? Take the Fast Track with These Training Opportunities

Open source knowledge is very valuable in today’s job market. The 2016 Open Source Jobs Report from The Linux Foundation clearly showed that hiring managers are placing much value on open source cloud, networking, and security skills. It also showed that DevOps is emerging as a red hot job category...
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