HADOOP IN PRACTICE, 2nd Edition – An updated guide to handling some of the ‘trickier and dirtier aspects of Hadoop’ – #programming #bookreview

  Hadoop in Practice, Second Edition Alex Holmes (Manning – paperback )   The Hadoop world has undergone some big changes lately, and this hefty, updated edition offers excellent coverage of a lot of what’s new. If you currently work with Hadoop and MapReduce or are planning to take them up soon, give serious consideration … Continue reading HADOOP IN PRACTICE, 2nd Edition – An updated guide to handling some of the ‘trickier and dirtier aspects of Hadoop’ – #programming #bookreview

Hadoop is hot! Three new how-to books for riding the Big Data elephant – #programming #bookreview

In the world of Big Data, Hadoop has become the hard-charging elephant in the room. Its big-name users now span the alphabet and include such notables as Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google, the New York Times, and Yahoo. Not bad for software named after a child’s toy elephant. Computer systems that run Hadoop can store, process, … Continue reading Hadoop is hot! Three new how-to books for riding the Big Data elephant – #programming #bookreview

MapReduce Design Patterns – For solving Big Data problems – #bookreview #programming #hadoop

MapReduce Design Patterns Donald Miner and Adam Shook (O’Reilly – paperback, Kindle) “MapReduce is a computing paradigm for processing data that resides on hundreds of computers,” the authors point out. It has been “popularized recently by Google, Hadoop, and many others.” The MapReduce paradigm is “extraordinarily powerful, but does not provide a general solution to what many … Continue reading MapReduce Design Patterns – For solving Big Data problems – #bookreview #programming #hadoop

Big Data Book Blast: Hadoop, Hive…and Python??? – #programming #bookreview

Big Data is hothotHOT. And O’Reilly recently has added three new books of potential interest to Big Data workers, as well as those hoping to join their ranks. Hadoop, Hive and–surprise!—Python are just a few of the hot tools you may encounter in the rapidly expanding sea of data now being gathered, explored, stored, and … Continue reading Big Data Book Blast: Hadoop, Hive…and Python??? – #programming #bookreview