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A programmer's guide to big data: 12 tools to know

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Over the past year, I’ve seen a lot of startups, projects and tools that aim to bring fairly advanced analytic capabilities to programmers. Sometimes they do this by enabling simple scripts that result in powerful dashboards or processes, while other times they just deliver the data in an easy-to-consume manner...
A programmer's guide to big data: 12 tools to know

Two Genius Coders Just Got $2.5 Million From Peter Thiel And Andreessen Horowitz For Their Startup, Blend Labs

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We don't know much about Eugene Marinelli and Quinn Slack, or their new startup, Blend Labs. But we have heard this much: It has just raised $2.5 million from Facebook investor Peter Thiel and venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, according to a source. It makes total sense, given that Slack and...
Two Genius Coders Just Got $2.5 Million From Peter Thiel And Andreessen Horowitz For Their Startup, Blend Labs

Making HBase enterprise grade

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With the flood of unstructured data available for analysis, eliminating the debris and discovering the relevant data requires power and flexibility. Hadoop has a reputation for being good at batch analytics, but it lacks real-time data processing at the massive scale required for the enterprise. That’s where HBase comes in....
Making HBase enterprise grade

Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views a Month and Harder to Scale than Twitter

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With over 15 billion page views a month Tumblr has become an insanely popular blogging platform. Users may like Tumblr for its simplicity, its beauty, its strong focus on user experience, or its friendly and engaged community, but like it they do. Growing at over 30% a month has...
Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views a Month and Harder to Scale than Twitter
SQL or NoSQL: FoundationDB launches a 'best of both worlds' database

How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database

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MyNoSQL has up an interview with Ryan King on how Twitter is transitioning to the Cassandra database. Here's some detailed background on Cassandra, which aims to "bring together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model." Before settling on Cassandra, the Twitter team looked into: "...HBase, Voldemort, MongoDB, MemcacheDB,...
How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database

Hadoop: "It's damn hard to use"

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When Continuuity CEO and founder Todd Papaioannou was setting up Yahoo’s architecture it was like his home-brew computing club days all over again. As Chief Cloud Architect, Papaioannou and his 120-person team were tasked with setting up 45,000 Hadoop servers in Yahoo’s 400,000 node private cloud. The idea was to...
Hadoop: "It's damn hard to use"

Hadoop startup Wibidata raises $5M to power web analytics

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Wibidata, a Hadoop-based startup focused on making it easier to analyze user behavior, has raised $5 million from New Enterprise Associates. The company, formerly known as Odiago, launched in late 2011 already claiming Wikipedia and Atlassian among its early customers. Details about how, exactly, Wibidata goes about letting users do...
Hadoop startup Wibidata raises $5M to power web analytics

As Google Reader winds down, Feedly just keeps growing

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Monday marked the last day of Google Reader, prompting RSS heads hanging on until the end to think about alternatives. While there is a raft of options, Feedly has brought on millions of new users since Google said it would close Reader in March, and it continues to take on...
As Google Reader winds down, Feedly just keeps growing

The online future is personal, and that requires big data

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History shows that the most successful products and services — from the VHS video recorder to the Apple iPad — are the ones that are the most user-centric, and in order to construct those kinds of experiences companies need to use all the data that is at their disposal, WiBiData...
The online future is personal, and that requires big data

Scaling Pinterest and adventures in database sharding

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What happens when a site goes viral and more than doubles it user base every month? It breaks of course. Here’s how popular photo-based social network Pinterest, handled the problem, and a few tips from Pinterest engineers on how others might avoid the same sort of trouble. Marty Weiner and...
Scaling Pinterest and adventures in database sharding

7 steps for business success with big data

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No longer the new technology on the block, big data continues to generate significant buzz.  Technologies such as Hadoop and HBase are seeing rapid growth, analysts are experimenting with new techniques and approaches, and business leaders are adapting their business models to rely more on the power of big data....
7 steps for business success with big data

Meet TempoDB, a database startup with an eye for time

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TempoDB, a startup out of Chicago, has built a database-as-a-service offering specifically for time-series data. CEO and co-founder Andrew Cronk presented at the TechStars Cloud demo day earlier this week, and laid out the need for a specialty database for data that comes from thermostats, sensor networks, networking gear and...
Meet TempoDB, a database startup with an eye for time

Sqrrl Raises $2 Million For Secure, Scalable Big Data Technology Originally Developed At NSA

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Sqrrl, a big data startup that came out of development at the National Security Agency (NSA), has raised $2 million in seed funding from Matrix Partners and Atlas Ventures. The Sqrrl technology is promised to provide a secure, scalable and easily adaptable way for companies to manage big data. Here’s...
Sqrrl Raises $2 Million For Secure, Scalable Big Data Technology Originally Developed At NSA

Drawn to Scale wants to solve your MongoDB scalability problems

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If you love MongoDB but are tired of trying to scale it past a handful of machines and a few hundred gigabytes, database startup Drawn to Scale says it has you covered. The company has expanded the functionality of its distributed data platform from SQL to MongoDB, meaning users of...
Drawn to Scale wants to solve your MongoDB scalability problems

NoSQL Job Trends – March 2010

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In the past, I have posted about job trends for traditional programming languages as well as Web 2.0 programming languages. This is really just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to skills that jobs may require. In this installment, I wanted to look at a current hot topic,...
NoSQL Job Trends – March 2010

Lights Go Out For Streamy, Founders Flock To Facebook And Zynga

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Alas, personalized news streaming service / social network aggregator Streamy hasn’t been able to find a buyer willing to pay what the two founders were hoping to get for the assets, so the startup is shutting its awesome Web app down – for now. In a short notice posted online,...
Lights Go Out For Streamy, Founders Flock To Facebook And Zynga

Amazon juices up its big data cloud services with Apache HBase

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Amazon Web Services has added another "big data" alternative to its menu of Web services by adding support for HBase, the Hadoop-based database. HBase, which is modeled on Google's BigTable database, is designed for handling tabular databases with billions of rows and millions of columns, and provides a way to...
Amazon juices up its big data cloud services with Apache HBase

Pentaho changes ETL license for big data push

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Pentaho is moving its open-source business intelligence capabilities to the Apache license to make them more compatible with big data technologies. Pentaho’s Kettle extract, transform, load (ETL) technology was previously available under the LGPL or lesser Gnu General Public License. Apache Hadoop, as its name implies, is offered under the Apache...
Pentaho changes ETL license for big data push

GLUE Conference – May 23rd & 24th: For those who make the Web work [Discounts]

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There’s a conference out there for just about every aspect of the Internet that you could think about. But what’s been seriously lacking is something that focuses on the tie that binds. The glue, if you will, of the Internet and its various parts. Fortunately, the aptly-named GLUE Conference is...
GLUE Conference – May 23rd & 24th: For those who make the Web work [Discounts]

MapR releases M7, its commercial HBase distro

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MapR didn’t miss the memo about the key to success in the Hadoop space being the creation of a data platform that can do many things. And on Wednesday, the company released its take on HBase, called M7. Last week, I explained how HBase is fast becoming the star of...
MapR releases M7, its commercial HBase distro

Why Klout is making its bed with Hadoop and … Microsoft

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Look under the covers of almost any data-focused web application — including Klout — and you’ll find Hadoop. The open-source big data platform is ideal for storing and processing the large amounts of information needed for Klout to accurately measure and score its users’ social media influence. But Klout also...
Why Klout is making its bed with Hadoop and … Microsoft

Drawn to Scale raises money to make SQL big-data-ready

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Drawn to Scale, a two-year-old startup focused on making SQL ready for the world of big data by combining it with Hadoop, has raised an initial funding round of $925,000. The money came from RTP Ventures, IA Ventures and SK Ventures. Drawn to Scale’s product, Spire, is a distributed index...
Drawn to Scale raises money to make SQL big-data-ready

Sponsor post: Big data analytics is hot and getting hotter; 5 trends explain why

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Big data analytics leader Pentaho Corporation has identified five key trends driving the market: 1. The big data platforms ecosystem is exploding: The popularity of several open-source big data platforms such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra and HBase is growing enormously, making it technically and economically viable to store and analyze big...
Sponsor post: Big data analytics is hot and getting hotter; 5 trends explain why

What You Should Read Today

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I was in New York for week of fun and learning. It was my chance to meet people outside the Silicon Valley hothouse and get their perspective on the world. Of course, it gave me a chance to read Michael Lewis’ new book, The Big Short. More importantly, the trip...
What You Should Read Today
Security: NSA's Open Source Spin-Off Lands $2 Million in Funding

ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 22 May 2010

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There are lots of interesting events on the horizon (including the ReadWriteWeb Real-Time Web Summit), but one taking place this week that's worth noting is Glue, "the only conference devoted solely to exploring the problem-sets facing architects, developers and IT professionals in a "post-cloud" world." Can't make it to...
ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 22 May 2010

WibiData open sources Kiji to make HBase more useful

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WibiData, the Hadoop-based user analytics startup from Cloudera co-founder Christophe Bisciglia, has open sourced part of its software stack that’s designed to make it easier for developers build big data apps on the HBase NoSQL database. Called KijiSchema, the technology is a Java API for adding schema to data flowing...
WibiData open sources Kiji to make HBase more useful

Continuuity gets $10M to help developers build Hadoop apps

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So you’ve got an idea for a “big data” application, but building it seems to be a nightmarish prospect. Continuuity, the startup raised $10 million today, has struck a chord with developers who are struggling to build big data apps on top of Hadoop. Continuuity promises to make it...
Continuuity gets $10M to help developers build Hadoop apps

Pentaho Opens Up Its Big Data Tools

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Pentaho Corporation today announced that it has made freely available under open source all the big data capabilities in its Kettle v4.3 release, and has moved the entire Pentaho Kettle project to the Apache License Version 2.0. This is the same open source license that Hadoop and others use. We...
Pentaho Opens Up Its Big Data Tools
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