“Big Data” offers the potential for organizations to revolutionize their operations. With the volume of business data doubling every 1.2 years, analysts and business users are discovering very real benefits when integrating and analyzing data from multiple sources, enabling deeper insight into their customers, partners, and business processes.
As the world’s most popular open source database, and the most deployed database in the web and cloud, MySQL is a key component of many big data platforms, with Hadoop vendors estimating 80% of deployments are integrated with MySQL.
The new Guide to MySQL and Hadoop (http://www.mysql.com/why-mysql/white-papers/mysql_wp_hadoop.php) presents the tools enabling integration between the two data platforms, supporting the data lifecycle from[Read more...]
"Improving MySQL performance using Hadoop" was the talk which I and Manish Kumar gave at Java One & Oracle Develop 2012, India. Based on the response and interest of the audience, we decided to summarize the talk in a blog post. The slides of this talk can be found here. They also include a screen-cast of a live Hadoop system pulling data from MySQL and working on the popular 'word count' problem.
MySQL and Hadoop have been popularly considered as 'Friends with benefits' and our talk was aimed at showing how!
"Why the days are numbered for Hadoop as we know it"I know GigaOM like to provoke scandals sometimes, we all remember some other unforgettable piece, but there is something behind it...
We’ve seen the rise of open source software in the enterprise and also beyond the IT industry, but the real keys to openness and its advantages in today’s technology world — where efficient use of cloud computing and supporting services are paramount — exist in open application programming interfaces, or APIs.
Open source software continues to be a critical part of software development, systems administration, IT operations and more, but much of the action in leveraging modern cloud computing and services-based infrastructures centers on APIs. Open APIs are the new open source.
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