What is Apache Spark?

What is Apache Spark?

Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder at Cloudera, explains Apache Spark’s origins, its rise in popularity in the open source community, and how Spark... Details
What is Apache Storm?

What is Apache Storm?

Here’s a great ten minute video from Hortonworks explaining the purpose of Apache Storm for Hadoop. Details
What is MapReduce?

What is MapReduce?

Programming thousands of machines is no easy task. One approach pioneered by Google is known as MapReduce. MapReduce provides a programming model that simplifies programming... Details
Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce

Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce

Udacity has made a large portion of their Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce available for free on YouTube. 72 videos of complete big data bliss... Details
What is Hive?

What is Hive?

Rafael Coss, manager Big Data Enablement for IBM, explains Hive defined in 3 minutes. Details
What is Pig?

What is Pig?

Rafael Coss, manager Big Data Enablement for IBM, defines Pig in 3 minutes. Details
CERN Makes 300 TBs of Supercollider Data Free Online

CERN Makes 300 TBs of Supercollider Data Free Online

Talk about big data. CERN, best known for its nuclear research and large hadron collider, has released 300TB of research data on their new data... Details
Map, Filter, and Reduce Functions in Python

Map, Filter, and Reduce Functions in Python

The map, filter, and reduce functions in Python simplify the job of working with lists. In this lesson, learn how to use each function. Details
Cellphones & Big Data

Cellphones & Big Data

Cellphone providers routinely collect data from you. ‎Data science PhD researcher and hackathon enthusiast Gregor Engelmann breaks it down in this Computerphile video. Details