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Fast Analytics on Fast Data - Introducing Kudu
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:00AM CET




Are you harnessing the opportunity of real-time analytics? Your answer is probably NO as you're forced to create complex data pipelines and architecture in HDFS and HBase.
 
But don't worry because Kudu, the new native storage layer for Hadoop provides the solution and works seamlessly with popular access frameworks (eg. Spark and Impala). Plus it will take advantage of the same administration, security, and governance necessary for enterprise workloads as it continues to mature.

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AI Usages in the Hospitality Industry: Do We Need Robotic Velociraptor Receptionists?

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The Henn-na Hotel in Japan just got more futuristic. Walking up to the front desk, customers are greeted with the familiar bow and the typical “Welcome” spiel from a typical Japanese woman. The catch: she’s a robot. Henn-na means either “flower” or “it’s weird,” depending on your interpretation. This new

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3 Reasons Why People, Not Robots, Are Key to Data Science

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In the future imagined by science fiction, artificial intelligence will reign supreme and take over pretty much everything humans can do. Frankly this sci-fi vision isn’t helpful when it comes to applying technology because it distracts us from thinking about what people do well and what advanced techniques such as

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Can Big Data Save Your Love Life? Online Dating Apps Say “Yes”

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What’s the most romantic city in America? What kind of gifts are people buying their Valentine? Given the size of the online dating industry, it’s no surprise that they’ve started leveraging big data to create better matching systems. The real million dollar question is: can you leverage all those numbers

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Smoke Signals Coming From Your Hadoop Cluster

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As Hadoop gains traction among companies of all sizes, many are discovering that getting a cluster to run optimally is a daunting task. In fact, it’s impossible for any human to respond in real time to all the changing conditions across multiple nodes to fix problems causing bottlenecks or performance

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Free Resources to get your Data Science Career started

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Data Scientist are in high demand, ranked the #1 profession in America on Glassdoor. And according to Forbes, an additional 1,700 job openings paying an average salary of $116,000 US dollars are available, contributing to an exponential expansion of the field. So are you interested in Data Science but not sure

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WTF Is The Blockchain? Part II: How to send cryptocurrency and keep it safe

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We have already learned the basics of the blockchain cryptocurrencies (like Bicotin) in WTF Is The Blockchain? A Guide for Total Beginners. Cryptocurrency exists solely in digital, and the chain is completely decentralized, enabling it to never just “go down.” Transfers are verified by the hard work of miners, who

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Join us for an evening of exciting talks from Data Science Industry leaders and experts, followed by enough time for few beers, pizza and networking. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to get in touch with us for getting involved, please write us an email:

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