Many companies new to big data naturally wonder about what a big data architecture entails. In the video below, our friends from Infochimps and Think Big Analytics discuss the essentials of a Big Data architecture and how technologies are being used to influence different decisions.
AWS watch out! A new gunslinger is in town with the recent general availability of the Google Compute Engine. This new platform could make a significant difference in the big data arena, affecting offerings like machine-learning-as-a-service and Hadoop-as-a-service.
As the demand for data scientists continues to rise on an exponential scale, the number of educational resources also is on a distinct upward slope. Here is a freshly updated list of graduate programs in big data analytics and data science.
As part of insideBIGDATA’s new Data Science 101 series of educational articles tailored to the data science aficionados out there trying to retool themselves to take advantage of this growth area of technology, we bring you a series of well-crafted instructional videos from our friends over at Salford Systems.
Famed data scientist Hilary Mason, previously Chief Scientist at Bitly, presents the “Dirty Secrets of Data Science” at Mortar Data’s first NYC Data Science Meetup.
Big data and data analytics initiatives are large, complex projects with multiple layers and dimensions. In this brief video, Avnet CIO Steve Phillips lays out the eight critical elements needed to maximize the ROI of your big data or data analytics investment.