Let’s talk about the elephant in the room

Apache Hadoop 3.2 is here!

Big data was born on the back of Apache Hadoop. Today, we take a look at the latest version of this open source framework for distributed computing, Hadoop 3.2! Highlights include powerful new features and deep learning applications.

Major milestone alert

Apache Hadoop 3.0 is here

Hadoop is back! The latest version [3.0.0] of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computing brings a lot of new features, including an early preview (alpha 2) of a major revision of YARN Timeline Service, shell script rewrite and more.

Hadoop is back. Sort of

5 reasons to use Hadoop-as-a-Service

In this article, Nilay Shrivastava, Business Manager at IBM Cloud, explains why we should use Hadoop-as-a-Service. He claims there are at least five benefits that should spark our interest.

In for the long run?

Is Hadoop losing its spark?

A 2015 survey by Gartner Inc. revealed that only 18 percent of respondents expressed their desire to either try out or adopt Hadoop in the next few years. However, this report is not the only one which suggested that Hadoop’s star is fading.

Wild data

NoSQL vs. Postgres

Who’s the sheriff in today’s data centre wild west? Postgres advocate Pierre Fricke looks at the risks that NoSQL will pose in years to come, while doing his best to deflate the Hadoop hype.