24 04, 2014

Bequest Connecta’t a la Enginyeria per a joves

2019-01-10T14:25:03+00:00April 24th, 2014|

M'han demanat si podria ajudar a difondre la Beca Carnet Jove Connecta’t a la Enginyeria, una de les onze beques del Carnet Jove aquest 2014 amb l’objectiu de  promoure la participació i inserció dels joves al món professional. Només faltaria!  enginyers  i enginyeres és del que més falta a aquest país! La Beca Connecta’t a la Enginyeria ofereix [...]

21 04, 2014

Spark Ecosystem

2017-08-09T12:31:48+00:00April 21st, 2014|

In a previous post  we introduced Spark, a framework that will play an important role in the Big Data area.  You can find a good starting point to understand what is Spark following this page from DataBricks, however let me reproduce an overview in this post. Spark runs on top of existing Hadoop clusters to provide enhanced and additional functionality. Although Hadoop [...]

20 04, 2014

Spark: Big Data Analytics Beyond Hadoop

2017-08-09T12:31:51+00:00April 20th, 2014|

Hadoop is definitely the de-facto standard for large scale data processing across nearly every industry and enterprise. However, while  "Volume", "Variety" and "Velocity" of data increases, Hadoop as a batch processing framework cannot cope with the requirement for real time analytics.  As we saw in our Technology Basics  for Data Scientist course, the scientific community is offering alternatives like Storm framework that provides event [...]

15 04, 2014

Drones: Google acquires a new startup

2019-01-10T14:25:03+00:00April 15th, 2014|

Google acquired a maker of solar-powered drones, the start-up Titan Aerospace, a company that builds large drones that rely on solar power to stay in flight for years. As I read they can carry without problem equipment to carry out applications like mapping, tracking and communication.  It seems that Google will have Tital Aerospace work closely with  the project Loon, which uses high-altitude [...]

5 04, 2014

Hadoop distribution: Main Players-Actores principales

2017-08-09T12:31:57+00:00April 5th, 2014|

MAIN PLAYERS Apache Hadoop is the most popular framework used for processing large amounts of data in the Big Data arena. It is clear that Hadoop is here to stay. That is why I always suggest to my students that it is important to know how it works. For the courses I teach where we do not have lab [...]