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It’s hard to believe, but the first Hadoop cluster went into production at Yahoo 10 years ago today. What began as an experiment in distributed computing for an Internet search engine has turned into a global phenomenon and a focal point for a big data ecosystem driving billions in...

Introduction Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system that is designed to be fast, scalable, and durable. This open source project – licensed under the Apache license – has gained popularity within the Hadoop ecosystem, across multiple industries. Its key strength is the ability to make high volume...

What is Spark? Apache Spark is an open source big data processing framework built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was originally developed in 2009 in UC Berkeley’s AMPLab, and open sourced in 2010 as an Apache project. First of all, Spark gives us a comprehensive,...

Hadoop has forever changed the way we deal with data. Its ability to support parallel processing across disparate and massive data volumes means information that traditionally was beyond an organization’s ability to even attempt to store, let alone analyze, can now be a vital source of insight. From unstructured...