Best of 2016: Expert Interviews

Best of 2016: Top 5 Expert Interviews

We at Syncsort have had the privilege to speak with industry leaders as well as those making a name for themselves in their field. As 2016 takes its final bow, let’s take a look at the experts that you wanted to hear from the most this year:

 Expert: Holden Karau

Part 1: IBM’s Holden Karau on Hadoop, ETL, Machine Learning and the Future of Spark

Holden shares her thoughts on data lakes and Hadoop metadata management strategies, as well as Spark and where it’s heading with the release of Spark 2.0. Read on >

Part 2: IBM’s Holden Karau on Hadoop, ETL, Machine Learning and the Future of Spark

Learn about Holden’s views on use cases for ETL in Spark for machine learning, where Scala and Python are used, and her predictions about the future of Spark. Read on >

 Expert: Owen O'Malley

Part 1: Hortonworks Co-Founder and Technical Fellow, Owen O’Malley on the Origins of Hadoop

In this one-on-one with Syncsort’s Paige Roberts, the Hortonworks co-founder and technical fellow, Owen O’Malley shares where he started and how he got to where he is today. Read on >

Part 2: Hortonworks Co-Founder and Technical Fellow, Owen O’Malley on the Origins of Hadoop

Owen dishes out some surprising news about the origins of Spark, Tez, and the stunning performance you can get from Hive with ORC and the new LLAP technology. Read on >

Expert: Ryan Merriman 

Cyber Security with Apache Metron and Storm

What begins as an inquiry on all things Apache Metron quickly evolves into a full-on discussion of the merits of Storm versus Flink and Heron. Read on >

Expert: Scott Gnau

Part 1: Scott Gnau On the Hadoop Toolbox, Spark, and Future-Proofing the Hadoop

In this interview, Scott talks about future-proofing, adding tools to the Hadoop ecosystem toolbox, and the advantages of using streaming and batch together in a connected data architecture. Read on >

Part 2: Scott Gnau Talks Big Data Governance, Cyber Security, and Superhero Justice

See Scott’s insights on the state of governance in Hadoop and metadata management and what’s new in cyber security, including why it’s important. Read on >

Expert: Robin Bloor

Robin Bloor Discusses the Future of Big Data and the Role of Hadoop, Spark, Kafka and Big Data Analytics

The Bloor Group’s co-founder discusses the advantages and disadvantages of Hadoop, the future of Big Data and where data analytics headed. Read on >

But enough about 2016… it’s time to get a sneak peek of what 2017 has in store! Check out Hadoop Perspectives for 2017. This free eBook summarizes the results of Syncsort’s third annual Hadoop survey, uncovering the trends in Big Data to watch for in 2017!

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Jamie Heckler

Authored by Jamie Heckler

Jamie Heckler is the Senior Web Content Manager at Syncsort.

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