Enterprises have been leveraging Big Data solutions to capture, store, analyze, organize and transform their data for years; but despite the advancements made in this space, they have still not reached a transformational level of maturity, a recently released survey revealed. The 2018 Big Data Maturity survey was a three-year effort that consisted of 5,593 responses from all industries across the globe. The responses were collected in collaboration with a number of partners including Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, Tableau, ODPi (a Linux Foundation Project). READ MORE
This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content not the impact they have. NETGEAR introduces new consumer WiFi system. NAKIVO releases version 7 with support for Hyper-V. Dell releases its lightest, smallest, and most power-efficient entry-level thin client. The Linux Foundation and ODPi launch a free intro to Apache Hadoop course. READ MORE.
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is available for registration. The course, LFS103x – Introduction to Apache Hadoop, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This free course will begin in early June. READ MORE.
The popular big data program Apache’s Hadoop is difficult to use. Indeed, Datanami, an important big data publication, recently found that “the Hadoop dream of unifying data and compute in a distributed manner has all but failed in a smoking heap of cost and complexity”. One reason? “It’s just a very complicated stack to build on.” READ MORE.
In the not-too-distant past, all-things-to-all-surfers internet portal Yahoo! ran a marketing campaign that asked internet-savvy (and non-savvy) individuals one simple question: Do you, uh, Yahoo!? As Big Data continues to attract attention from businesses and organizations, a similar-sounding question is probably being asked of many IT professionals: Do you, uh, Hadoop? READ MORE.
In this special guest feature, John Mertic, Director of Program Management for ODPi and Open Mainframe Project at The Linux Foundation, makes the argument that “When it comes to your data in the cloud, there are certain pieces to the technology puzzle you should have nailed down with five baseline things to address – regardless of your IT, data output, cloud provider and security – before making the switch…” READ MORE.
ODPi is a nonprofit organization committed to simplification & standardization of the big data ecosystem. As the VP of Technology for the Linux Foundation project and PMC member of Apache Bigtop, Groovy, Geode, Ignite and Incubator; Committer to Apache Hadoop and Giraph; and Mentor for Apache HAWQ (incubating), Apache MADlib (incubating) and Apache Fineract (incubating) at Apache Software Foundation, I’m well-versed in Open Source trend identification and executing on strategies that complement these developments for the benefit of our community. I’ve put my trend observations for the big data landscape into the below predictions for the coming year. READ MORE.
We recently sat down with Ben Markham, Big Data Architect, Xiilab and ODPi member about developing sensor data solutions, working with Hadoop, what the big data market looks like in South Korea, and how it is to develop for a South Korean company? READ MORE.
We feature speakers at 4th Annual Global Big Data Conference Aug 30 – Sep 1 2016 to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what’s coming next. This week we’re talking to John Mertic, ODPi Director, The Linux Foundation. READ MORE.