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Hive v/s Pig: Comparing The Two Principal Components Of Hadoop Ecosystem

Apache Pig and Apache Hive are the two key components of the Hadoop ecosystem. Both the tools are open-sourced and run on the top of MapReduce. In this article, we list down the comparisons between the two components. 1| Definition…

Here’s How To Become A Hadoop Developer In 2019

According to the International Data Corporation, worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions are forecast to reach $189.1 billion this year, an increase of 12.0% over 2018. BDA revenues will maintain this pace of growth throughout the…

Top 10 Free Online Learning Resources For Hadoop

Where there is Big data, there is Hadoop. In this article, we list down 10 free online resources where you can get a clear vision about Hadoop and its ecosystem. If you want a good grasp on Apache Hadoop, these…

10 Books To Learn Hadoop From Scratch

With data being generated at a fast pace, the Hadoop market is set to grow at a rate of 28.9% over a period of 2018-2024 and has become one of the most popular open source projects. Hadoop is at the…

How Graph Processing Gets A Makeover With Hadoop

Graph analytics has been in use since decades to provide strength and direction of a relationship between objects in a graph. It has multiple pathways to function, some of which include clustering, cutting, partitioning, searching, shortest path, widest path and…

Does The Popularity Of Containers And Microservices Mean The End Of Hadoop?

Has the rise of containers and microservices challenged the dominance of Hadoop and other big data platform players? The shift to containers has clearly turned the virtualisation landscape on its head. Now, leading cloud majors are providing a range of…

The Hortonworks-Cloudera Merger Is Actually Hadoop’s Obituary

In a move that signals the death of Hadoop and that the open-sourced software is no longer a key part of big data vendor’s strategy, two rival companies Cloudera and Hortonworks jointly announced a merger this week. They also announced…

Will HarperDB Replace Hadoop In The Near Future?

There are a plenty of options when you want to switch over to Big Data from traditional data-handling software — for example Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) provided  by IBM, Oracle among others — but they lack the capability to…

Hadoop Distributor MapR Raises $56M In Funding, Eyes IPO

After raising a total funding of $194 million, MapR Technologies Inc. has secured another $56 million in an equity round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, the company said in a press release. “The funds will be used to…

Is Disco the alternative to Hadoop?

Disco is the latest addition in the growing list of Big Data tools, which allows parallel processing of large amounts of data. Disco was developed in 2008 at Nokia Research Center to address real challenges in handling massive amounts of…

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