Monthly Archives: December 2015

Data Science Basics

Find below the results for this Quiz 1.  What is Data Science?   Multidisciplinary Just another way to describe statisticians A relatively new discipline Extraction of knowledge from large volumes of data   2.  Which one of the V’s below does NOT describe one of the 4 major characteristics of Big Data?   Volume Variety […]

The Big Data Stack Quiz

Find below the results for this Quiz 1. What is not one of the main functional requirements for Big Data stack? 2. The Big Data Landscape is a growing, crowded, dynamic and diverse space. 3. Hadoop is an environment that provides ______ (mark all that apply) environment. 4. What is HDFS in the world of Big Data?   ANSWERS […]

Cloudera vs Hortonworks

Big data distributions comparison : CLOUDERA vs HORTONWORKS Cloudera Cloudera Inc. is one of the oldest and most widely known Hadoop distributions Strong client base and market penetration. Cloudera offers both its open source distribution, called Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop (CDH), and its proprietary Cloudera Management Suite. Cloudera provides proprietary value-added components ( Impala , […]