The latest IDC big data report says the world will go from producing a current annual average of 30 zettabytes (a zettabyte is a trillion gigabytes) of data to 163 zettabytes by 2025.Read More >
Version 7.3 of Bright OpenStack has a lot of great features. One I am most excited about is Cluster on Demand (COD), which lets end users provision entire cluster environments in a Bright OpenStack cloud. Any kind of cluster can be implemented, including HPC, Hadoop, Spark, or even a Bright OpenStack cloud.Read More >
The Big Data Team at Bright Computing sent a group of inquisitive developers to Hadoop Summit 2016, which took place in Dublin, last month.Read More >
The podcast from Roaring Elephant summarized the theme for the 2016 Hadoop Summit as a "Continuation of the Journey," and the importance of partnering up. The message that; "You are not alone in this," was emphasized a few times in different keynotes. I also felt like the speakers tried to coin the theme "It's all about the apps," but as this was my first Summit, I’m uncertain as to whether this was new to 2016 or not.Read More >
Don’t worry if you missed the unveiling of the latest version of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop at this month’s Hadoop Summit in San Jose. Bright Computing’s own Ian Lumb has put together a series of short Vodcasts in which he details the updates to Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop in version 7.1.Read More >
The 2015 Hadoop Summit is taking place this week, Wednesday and Thursday in Brussels, Belgium. Of course, Bright Computing will be at the Summit, highlighting our own solution for managing Hadoop clusters, as well as taking part in the conversations about the current state of Hadoop and what to expect for the future.Read More >
When it comes to public speaking, the president of the United States is a tough act to follow.
D.J. Patil found himself in that daunting position at the recent Strata+Hadoop Summit in San Jose, Calif. Patil is the freshly appointed (and first ever) chief data scientist for the White House. He had to give a keynote at the event right after his new boss, President Barack Obama, introduced him via a recorded video message. What speaker wouldn’t feel pressure to hold an audience’s attention after that?
At Bright Computing, we thought Patil was able to hold his own at the podium and we’ve curated some of the highlights from his speech, and other conference sessions of interest, just for our readers.Read More >