Big Data

Have to admit that the terminology, buzzwords, and flurry of recent articles had me confused as to what “BIG DATA” really was

Well, this talk here is what made it click for me

http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~dewitt/includes/passtalks/passtalks.html

Professor David J. DeWitt’s talk at PASS 2011 this year on the subject of Big Data helped greatly in de-mystifying all of this.

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“Big Data” talk is everywhere and is finding its way in mainstream media

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/24/big-data/?ref=technology

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After reading thru that, it looks like I have some MAP Reduce research to do, time to find some good examples of how it is implemented.

And for upcoming computer science students, read this article and see if you agree that the future is filled with great career possibilities for those wanting to focus on big data.

Brad

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About bradosterloo

.NET Software Developer working for Innovative Systems, LLC in Mitchell, SD
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