Big data

The evolution of the big data platform at Netflix

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.Read more

The Citadel reveals open data findings

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...Read more

Open source data integration with Karma

Karma is a free, open source tool that makes it easy to convert data from a variety of formats into linked data.Read more

Using Spark DataFrames for large scale data science

Spark's new DataFrame API is inspired by data frames in R and Python (Pandas), but designed from the ground up to support modern big data and data...Read more

Open source data-driven discovery at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

An update of what is going on with the open source agenda at NASA, and how The Apache Foundation fits in.Read more

Open up as much social-good data as possible

Ushahidi is a global organization that empowers people to make a serious impact with open source technologies, cross-sector partnerships, and ground-...Read more

Why now is the time to learn R

According to TheNextWeb, Data Scientists are “changing the face of business intelligence." And, the increased availability of data has made data...Read more

Chief Architect of Cloudera on growth of Hadoop

Doug Cutting is founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene and Hadoop, and currently the chief architect at and sits on...Read more