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Apache Mahout, Machine Learning

Apache Mahout, Machine Learning | Big Data | Scoop.it
The Apache Mahout project will now support Apache Spark and another data engine called H20 as it tries to retain its status as the go-to set of machine learning libraries for Hadoop.
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Hadoop 2.0 Makes Big Data even More Accessible

Hadoop 2.0 Makes Big Data even More Accessible | Big Data | Scoop.it
The new major-version release of Apache Hadoop will enable apps to directly connect to stored data.
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The unsexy side of big data: 5 tools to manage your Hadoop cluster

The unsexy side of big data: 5 tools to manage your Hadoop cluster | Big Data | Scoop.it
It's neither easy nor glamorous -- data scientists get all the love -- but making sure your Hadoop cluster is properly configured and applications are running optimally is necessary, especially as applications move into production.
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DataSift scores new round to make sense of social data, plans move into startup city

DataSift scores new round to make sense of social data, plans move into startup city | Big Data | Scoop.it
DataSift, a social data platform that extracts large amounts of data from a number of online sources, raised $7.2 million in a first round of funding from existing investors IA Ventures and GRP Partners, the company announced today.
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The State of Hadoop, What's up with Rackspace?

The State of Hadoop, What's up with Rackspace? | Big Data | Scoop.it
On this week’s Structure Show, Mike Olson talks about why Cloudera keeps a sharp eye on new consumer internet technology and we wonder about Rackspace’s CEO planning now that Microsoft has finally settled down
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Is 2014 the Year of the Big Data Stack?

Richard Daley, one of the founders and chief strategy officer of analytics and business intelligence specialist Pentaho, believes that such a stack will begin to come together this year as consensus begins to develop around certain big data reference architectures--though the upper layers of the stack may have more proprietary elements than LAMP does.

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12 Big Data Predictions for 2014

12 Big Data Predictions for 2014 | Big Data | Scoop.it
It's been one of the big buzzwords of 2013, but what does 2014 have in store for big data? CIO.com looks at 12 ways the technology and the market will evolve in the coming year.
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Hadoop/MapReduce Worth $812.8 million in 2016 [Report] | SiliconANGLE

Hadoop/MapReduce Worth $812.8 million in 2016 [Report] | SiliconANGLE | Big Data | Scoop.it

A recent Wikibon report included a forecast about the future of the big data market as a whole, including revenue from all products and services that tie in with this area. The research firm believes that by 2017 big data will be worth a total of $53.4 billion, more than ten times its value in 2012.

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DataSift raises $7.2m inside round to help make sense of ‘big data’ beyond social interactions

DataSift raises $7.2m inside round to help make sense of ‘big data’ beyond social interactions | Big Data | Scoop.it
DataSift, a rising star in the world of 'big data' collection and analysis, has raised $7.2 million from existing backers GRP Partners and IA Ventures to help accelerate growth as worldwide ...
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