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The Truth about SQL on Hadoop (part 3)

This is a multi-part blog post meant to be an exhaustive introduction to SQL-on-Hadoop. The first part in this series covered Storage Engines and Online Transaction Processing (OLTP). The next post covered Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) while this post will cover engine retrofits for Hadoop and choosing among the alternatives. Retrofits When breaking this topic […]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Big Data

In Underhyped – Big Data as an Advance in the Scientific Method Yanpei Chen makes the argument that big data is a fundamental advancement to the scientific method. This is an exceedingly bold claim and to be honest I suspected a strong dose of sensationalism. I mentioned this to a shared mutual acquaintance. I was informed that […]

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The Truth about SQL on Hadoop (part 2)

This is a multi-part blog post meant to be an exhaustive introduction to SQL-on-Hadoop. The first part in this series covered Storage Engines and Online Transaction Processing (OLTP). This post will cover Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) while the third in the series will cover engine retrofits for Hadoop and choosing among the alternatives. Data processing and […]

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The Truth about SQL on Hadoop (part 1)

This is a multi-part blog post meant to be an exhaustive introduction to SQL-on-Hadoop. The first part in this series will cover Storage Engines and Online Transaction Processing (OLTP). The next post will cover Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) while the third in the series will cover engine retrofits for Hadoop and choosing among the alternatives. […]

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