Hear what it's like to learn about Hadoop and related tools for big data processing from two students and their professor who utilized open source tools for experimenting with "smart cities" data.
Budding data scientist Sharon Xu relays three data management tips she learned during her Red Hat internship.
At Opensource.com, a core piece of our mission is to keep you informed about trends and technologies where open source is making a difference. To help with that, we've created a new resource page which brings you up to speed with big data and some of the open source tools which businesses,... Read more
We caught up with Netflix's Eva Tse to get a bit of a background on her, Netflix, and how open source is being used to improve its services.
Recent results from Citadel-on-the-Move, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, are beginning to fill the gap in terms of better understanding existing open data practice (as opposed to best practice theory).
Karma is a free, open source tool that makes it easy to convert data from a variety of formats into linked data.
An update of what is going on with the open source agenda at NASA, and how The Apache Foundation fits in.
Ushahidi is a global organization that empowers people to make a serious impact with open source technologies, cross-sector partnerships, and ground-breaking ventures. They are thinking about what it means to balance the potential social good of wider dataset release with the potential risks that... Read more
The Opensource.com Weekly Top 5: the best and brightest burning star articles from this week: January 26 - 30
According to TheNextWeb, Data Scientists are “changing the face of business intelligence." And, the increased availability of data has made data science crucial to product development, and creating and managing innovations that are too complex for automated systems, especially in a world where... Read more