Edu-Videos | Learn All About Apache Spark (100x Faster than Hadoop MapReduce)

Apache Spark’s popularity as part of big data analytics solutions is exploding. Spark is an open-source data analytics cluster computing framework originally developed in the AMPLab at UC Berkeley. Spark fits into the Hadoop open-source community, building on top of the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). However, Spark promises performance up to 100 times faster than Hadoop MapReduce for certain applications…and that’s why you should care!

Spark’s in-memory cluster computing is very well suited to machine learning algorithms. These Videos will give you a nice introduction to Spark, how it’s being used in business and why you should care…Watch Spark Videos…

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Speakers Wanted | “Calling All ​Predictive Workforce Data Scientists” – Predictive Analytics World – Workforce 2015

Greta Roberts (CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp.) is Program Chair for Predictive Analytics World / for Workforce. She is designing the Agenda and Speakers for the April 2016 Conference and is extending a special invitation to ​Data Science Report subscribers to speak at this prestigious event. Read More

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Videos | Keynote Address by DJ Patil at IT DOT Health III Conference 2015 + More

Some of the top Data Scientist in the world have shifted their collective brainpower to attach one of the most important problems facing human beings today Heath Care. Watch Videos from the IT Dot Health Conference 2015 to learn about how the problem is being addressed via IT and Data Science.

The Keynote is by DJ Patil, the Chief Data Scientist of the United States. Read More

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Video| Big Data / Hadoop Tutorial For Beginners -Parts 1 thru 8 (62,000+ Views)

This is Part 1 of 8 week Big Data and Hadoop course. The 3 hour Interactive live class covers What is Big Data, What is Hadoop and Why Hadoop? We also understand the details of Hadoop Distributed File System ( HDFS). It goes into the details of concepts like Rack Awareness, Data Replication, Reading and Writing on HDFS. We will also show how to setup the Cloudera VM on your machine. Watch Video”

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Guest Blog | “Dear HR: Stop Hiring Data Scientists Until You’re Ready for Data Science”- Greta Roberts, CEO of Talent Analytics

I have seen it first hand many times as a recruiting specialist in the Data Science field. Companies leap into hiring a Data Science Team before they are 100% clear on the mission and it’s costly. Guest Blogger, Greta Roberts, CEO and Co-Founder of Talent Analytics Corp offer interesting advice on how to avoid this pitfall in the article “Dear HR: Stop Hiring Data Scientists Until You’re Ready for Data Science.” Read More

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