Bringing Interactive Queries to Hadoop and the Skills to Go with Them

by   |    January 9, 2013

In this podcast, MapR Technologies CEO John Schroeder said creating a framework to use SQL is the next step for Hadoop because the ability to have interactive data queries is essential. He also discusses which jobs are in the greatest demand, and what knowledge is crucial to work with Hadoop. Read More…








The Five Elements of a Data Scientist’s Job

by   |    December 18, 2012

Scott Nicholson’s vision for the data scientist role requires end-to-end engagement in a project, from framing the right questions to implementations of analytical models. Nicholson, the chief data scientist at Accretive Health and a former LinkedIn data leader, outlined the five elements of a successful data scientist at a recent presentation. Read More…