Browsing Posts tagged BigData

Reading Time: 3 minutesDataWorks Summit (formelly Hadoop Summit) is the industry’s premier big data community event with both an European and US edition, organized annualy by Hortonworks Inc, an independent company, formed in June 2011 and funded by $23 million venture capital from Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital. The last European event was in Munich, during April 4-6, with over 1,400 attendees. This will be probably much bigger.

Reading Time: 2 minutesDataWorks Summit is the new brand name of the Hadoop Summit, the premier event for business and technical audiences who want to learn how (big) data is transforming business and the underlying technologies that are driving that change. This event is organized annualy (both in US and EU) by Hortonworks Inc, an independent company, formed in June 2011 and funded by $23 million venture capital from Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital. The company employs contributors to the open source software project Apache Hadoop. Maybe is not know as Red Hat, but is one of the OpenSource biggest companies!

Reading Time: 2 minutesHoliday are finally arrived and new years is approaching. Usually it’s time to make the biggest (or the most obvious) predictions for the next years (in  IT, trying to do predictions longer than 5-10 years could be quite difficult considering how fast is changing). I don’t really want to make my own guest on what could happen. For sure will be interesting in the virtualization world, considering that the beta of the next VMware vSphere is running and that 2016 will be also see the new Windows Server 2016.

Reading Time: 6 minutesSome weeks ago I was invited to as a delegate at the first edition of Data Field Day (#DFD1) event, scheduled in May 13–15, 2015 in California (Silicon Valley and San Francisco). Data Field Day event purpose was to cover different topics from others Technical Field Day events: from big data to analytics to hyperscale architecture and cloud security, and all waves of innovations that are transforming the IT. A new format for some growing trends, including micro-services, mobile and the Internet-connected world. As written in a previous post not all presentations where completely in topic: some where too much storage oriented. […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesDuring the last IT Press Tour (the 14th), in the Silicon Valley (December 1-5, 2014) we met several companies in different categories (Cloud, Storage and Big Data). The first company that we met on the fourth day was Qubole, a company in the Big Data arena.

Reading Time: 4 minutesDuring the last IT Press Tour (the 14th), in the Silicon Valley (December 1-5, 2014) we met several companies in different categories (Cloud, Storage and Big Data). The last company that we met (on the last day) was Platfora, a company specialized in the the Big Data and Analytics world.

Reading Time: 3 minutesDuring the last IT Press Tour (the 14th), in the Silicon Valley (December 1-5, 2014) we met several companies in different categories (Cloud, Storage and Big Data). The last company that we met on the second day was Cloudera, during a nice informal dinner.

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