Feb
5

Predicting the future of Big Data: With Big Data comes big value and the need for Data Scientists

Posted on February 5, 2013 by Rick Farnell

Is all the Big Data hype justified? In a word, yes. How did we get here? Our database systems of yesteryear were not designed to store, process and analyze the massive amount of data being generated by today’s devices and applications. The pace at which we are adding data and connected devices like mobile phones,…

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Jan
8

Announcing Stampede: Flyweight Workflow Tool for *nix

Posted on January 8, 2013 by Dean Wampler

When you’re building nontrivial workflows, you need a tool that lets you express the dependencies between tasks, schedule their execution, detect failures and attempt retries, etc. You also want that tool to be concise, easy to use, yet powerful. Welcome to Stampede, the workflow tool that works as Cthulhu intended for *nix systems, using make for dependency management and task…

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Dec
7

MongoSV Conference

Posted on December 7, 2010 by Ron Bodkin

It was great attending the MongoSV conference last week. The conference was packed with attendees from a mix of backgrounds, showing lots of interest in scaling with MongoDB. There were some good technical talks from 10gen about their database. I especially liked the hands on intro by CEO Dwight Merriman, and the hand drawn slides…

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