Big Data

A wonderful critique of some aspects of Big Data:  well worth reading in the FT Magazine: Big Data: are we making a big mistake? by Tim Harford


Big Data technologies that started some of it:


MapReduce: Simplified Data Processing on Large Clusters by Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat

SPARK:  a smarter hadoop, because more in-memory computing and meant for algorithms and iterative problems.  Now part of Apache.

Matei Zaharia:  talks about Spark in 2012:  Parallel Programming with Spark


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