Editor's note: This post by Gregory Piatetsky first appeared at KDnuggets.com. It it he dives into a key question regarding the possible shortage of data scientists. -bg Many people have read the McKinsey report on Big Data (May 2011) which predicted The United States alone faces a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with analytical expertise and 1.5 million managers and … [Read more...] about How Many Data Scientists are out there?
DigitalGlobe is widely known as a leading provider of commercial high resolution imagery from space. Its constellation of 5 satellites has generated a 60PB archive of imagery that is approaching 5B square kilometers and is in a position to precisely document global change to meet the needs of defense, energy, agriculture, and NGO customers. Given all the data DigitalGlobe … [Read more...] about DigitalGlobe Teams with Cloudera to Accelerate Delivery of Geospatial Big Data Analytics
Net Neutrality advocates have targeted FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s controversial Internet rules for weeks now – decrying the proposed “fast lanes” as discriminatory and unfair; influential tech companies like Google and Netflix have joined the debate as well, opposing changes that will have a clear and significant impact on streaming services and other forms of content … [Read more...] about Letter to FCC Poses Another Roadblock to Wheeler’s Fast Lanes
Openness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). In this context, what does open really mean? I posit that there are four key attributes that define openness in this context: documented, standardized, open sourced and inclusive. Any claims of openness by suppliers should be … [Read more...] about Four Attributes of Openness in Modern Communications
One of my favorite events of the year is Hadoop World. It is, as the name suggests, about Hadoop and the mission supporting applications a Hadoop-based framework can support. It is an event packed full of content on serious Hadoop related topics like Impala, Sentry, Cloudera Search or "How to Build a Hadoop Data Application." It is also a great place to connect directly with … [Read more...] about Mongo Drama In The Database World