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
Doug Cutting is founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene and Hadoop, and currently the chief architect at and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation. In this interview, he tells me how working on open source is more about common sense than creed and dives... Read more
Introduction and guide to Apache Mesos, a cluster manager that provides efficient resource isolation and sharing across distributed applications or frameworks.
Working with the Open Education Working Group, a new area that is starting to show real traction is open education data.
Introduction to Apache Hadoop, an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware.
Twitter has shifted its way of thinking about how to launch a new service thanks to the Apache Mesos project, an open source technology that brings together multiple servers into a shared pool of resources. It's an operating system for the data center. "When is the last time you've seen the fail... Read more
Milind Bhandarkar gives a talk about open source and big data at Great Wide Open 2014
The R programming language is used for data visualization and expermiental analysis for the likes of Facebook and has a rapidly growing user base of more than two million. What began in 1995 as an open source academic research tool has evolved for use among commercial and industrial businesses... Read more
Sometimes it's best to go with what you know. For countless developers, database managers, analysts, and others who need to store data in a traditional relational database system, PostgreSQL is that system. But as the demands on databases grow, so too must the software which underlie them.