In case you are interested in the “New World” and happen to be in Bay Area this week (19 & 21 Jan 2017), there are two interesting events that you might want to attend (I’ll speak at one and attend the other):
Advanced Spark and TensorFlow Meetup
I’m speaking at the advanced Apache Spark meetup and showing different ways for profiling applications with the main focus on CPU efficiency. This is a free Meetup in San Francisco hosted (more...)
For many years, Oracle Database has provided rich support for Information Lifecycle Management (ILM). Numerous capabilities are available for data tiering – or storing data in different media based on access requirements and storage cost considerations. These tiers may scale from in-memory for real time... [Read More
In case you missed this webinar, here’s a 1.5h holiday video about how Gluent “turbocharges” your databases with the power of Hadoop – all this without rewriting your applications :-)
Also, you can already sign up for the next webinar here:
- GNW06 – Modernizing Enterprise Data Architecture with Gluent, Cloud and Hadoop
- January 17 @ 12:00pm-1:00pm CST
- Register here.
See you soon!
NB! If you want to move to the "New World" - offload (more...)
We recently undertook a two-week Proof of Concept exercise for a client, evaluating whether their existing ETL processing could be done faster and more cheaply using Spark. They were also interested in whether something like Redshift would provide a suitable data warehouse platform for them. In this series of blog articles I will look at how we did this, and what we found.
The client has an existing analytics architecture based primarily around Oracle (more...)
It’s time to announce the next webinar in the Gluent New World series. This time I will deliver it myself (and let’s have some fun :-)
GNW05 – Extending Databases With the Full Power of Hadoop: How Gluent Does It
NB! If you want to move to the "New World" - offload your data and workloads to Hadoop, without having to re-write your existing applications - check out Gluent. We are making history! (more...)
Mark Rittman has been publishing his podcast series (Drill to Detail) for a while now and I sat down with him at UKOUG Tech 2016 conference to discuss Gluent and its place in the new world with him.
This podcast episode is about 49 minutes and it explains the reasons why I decided to go on to build Gluent a couple of years ago and where I see the enterprise data world going in (more...)
If you, like me, are a data warehousing or BI professional, you have probably been wondering how this all fits in the cloud world. You may have even heard of data warehousing "in the cloud". But what does that really mean? What is a cloud data warehouse?
It is my 1 year anniversary of becoming the tech evangelist for Snowflake Computing! Hard to believe that a year ago I gave up independent consulting and joined this amazing team in San Mateo. While there has been a lot of travel recently with my speaking schedule, I have gotten to learn a ton about big data, […]
Check out Episode 5 of Drill to Details where Mark Rittman asks me about data modeling, data vault, and Snwoflake DB!
The world of data is changing and changing fast. How do you keep up? Here are my Top 3 tips.
It’s time to announce the 3rd episode of Gluent New World webinar series! This time Gwen Shapira will talk about Kafka as a key data infrastructure component of a modern enterprise. And I will ask questions from a old database guy’s viewpoint :)
Apache Kafka and Real Time Stream Processing
- Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
- Gwen is a system architect at Confluent helping customers achieve
success with their Apache Kafka implementation. She has 15 years of
It’s time to announce the 2nd episode of the Gluent New World webinar series!
The Gluent New World webinar series is about modern data management: architectural trends in enterprise IT and technical fundamentals behind them.
GNW02: SQL-on-Hadoop : A bit of History, Current State-of-the-Art, and Looking towards the Future
- This GNW episode is presented by no other than Mark Rittman, the co-founder & CTO of Rittman Mead and an all-around guru of enterprise BI!
Guys, AIOUG is back again with OTN Yathra’ 2016. It is a series of technology evangelist events organized by All India Oracle Users Group in six cities touring across the length and breadth of the country. It was my extreme pleasure to be the part of it in 2015 and I’m pleased to announce that … Continue reading
Although we are still in stealth mode (kind-of), due to the overwhelming requests for information, we decided to publish a video about what we do :)
It’s a short 5-minute video, just click on the image below or go straight to http://gluent.com:
And this, by the way, is just the beginning.
Gluent is getting close to 20 people now, distributed teams in US and UK – and we are still hiring!
Hi, it took a bit longer than I had planned, but here’s the first Gluent New World webinar recording!
You can also subscribe to our new Vimeo channel here – I will announce the next event with another great speaker soon ;-)
A few comments:
- Slides are here
- I’ll figure a good way to deal with offline follow-up Q&A later on, after we’ve done a few of these events
If you like this (more...)
While surfing net stumbled upon Big Data Landscape for 2016 image and it was very impressive to see many more new Animals in Big Data Zoo.
Hope This Helps
Sunil S Ranka
Read this article on my new blog
Ted Dunning and I have worked on a tutorial that explains how to write your first Kafka application. In this tutorial you will learn how to:
Install and start Kafka
Create and Run a producer and a consumer
You can find the tutorial on the MapR blog:
Getting Started with Sample Programs for Apache Kafka 0.9
Ever wondered, how may startups or companies did Google acquire so far and how much did it pay for them?
But the main question is, what happened to the acquired companies? Was it all waste of money?
With the recent re-structuring, Google became a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., which now owns most of the parts.
Using infocaptor kpi dashboard software, we analyze the list of companies, products and services that Google has acquired (more...)