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Wild Vs Domestic Wild Animals Interbred With Domesticated

Wild Vs Domestic: Wild Animals Interbred With Domesticated Ones Until Quite Recently

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous theories have posited that domesticated animals have been cut off from their wild counterparts, but a new study slated for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

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2014-02-06 23:25:52

VP of Engineering to Lead Session Titled ‘Secrets of Apache Hive Queries and UDFs’ Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Qubole™, a leading provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, proudly announces sponsorship, exhibition and thought leadership at the Strata Conference, taking place in Santa Clara on February 11 – 13, 2014. Shrikanth Shankar, VP of Engineering, will present ‘Secrets of Apache Hive Queries and UDFs’, a key session on best practices for...

2013-11-22 23:34:56

Industry analyst Matt Aslett of 451 Research presents “Deploying Hadoop: Bare Metal or Cloud?” alongside Qubole’s Ashish Thusoo on November 26th. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Qubole™, a provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to announce that registration has opened for the sixth webinar in the “Big Data Secrets from the Pros” series. On November 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT, Matt Aslett, 451 Research’s Big Data analyst, and Ashish...

2013-11-06 08:31:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Babcock Genetics, Inc., a worldwide supplier of swine genetics, today released groundbreaking research showing the impact of individual piglet birth weight on profit margin. Individual piglet value was established by tracking mortality to the day it occurred. "The goal of the unique research study was to determine the relationship between individual birth weight and the diminishing return of small pigs," said Kevin Schleusner, Vice...

2013-10-29 08:40:54

Spring for Apache Hadoop and Spring XD enable Java developers to build portable big data applications quickly, unifying many disparate approaches in a single solution SAN FRANCISCO and PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2013, Pivotal announced that Spring for Apache Hadoop, which is bundled with Spring XD, has been certified with Pivotal(TM) HD and Cloudera CDH products. This certification enables Java developers to use modern and familiar...

2013-09-25 23:34:47

Qubole’s team will bring expertise to several sessions at the San Francisco Data Conference. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Qubole™, the leading Big Data as a Service provider, is pleased to announce that the executive team will be providing strong thought leadership at DataWeek 2013. After Qubole won the DataWeek Award for excellence in Innovation in Hadoop Technologies, the blossoming startup will continue the festivities with a variety of sessions and activities...

2013-09-06 23:17:51

CBT Nuggets' 20-video training course covers Hadoop, the leading open-source big data platform. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Introducing a new video training course from CBT Nuggets, “Apache Hadoop.” Big data is an increasingly valuable skills et for IT pros and those looking to enter the IT field. In this 20-video course, trainer Garth Schulte covers Hadoop, the leading big data platform. Viewers will learn the foundations of Hadoop, an open-source software framework,...

Hunter Gatherers Had Pigs
2013-08-27 13:49:52

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hunter-gatherers living in Europe around 4600 BC may have had domesticated pigs thanks to incoming Neolithic farmers, according to a new report in the journal Nature Communications. Authors of the report point to evidence of interactions and an exchange of animals between established hunter-gatherer communities and proliferating farming communities around 6,600 years ago. The relationships eventually led to the hunter-gatherers...

2013-07-29 23:19:56

Shrikanth Shankar, Head of Engineering at Qubole, Will Present Techniques to Optimize Hadoop in the Cloud at Big Data Event on July 30th Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Qubole™, a provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, is proud to announce that its Head of Engineering, Shrikanth Shankar, will speak at StampedeCon in St. Louis, Missouri on July 30th. Shrikanth’s presentation, titled “Cloud-Friendly Hadoop and Hive”, will take place on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at...

2013-07-16 23:21:33

The Big Data Start-up will demonstrate its next version of Qubole Data Service. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Qubole™, a provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, is proud to announce sponsorship and exhibition at the AWS Summit in Singapore on July 18, 2013. Qubole has built a reputation in the United States and India as an revolutionary start-up in the Big Data space. Led by the creators of Apache Hive, Qubole has received over $7 Million in funding and the team...

2013-07-03 23:17:31

Kick-off Begins with “5 Tips for Creating Fast and Accurate Hive Queries” Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Qubole™, a provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to present a complimentary best practice webinar series “Big Data Secrets From the Pros” designed for data architects, analysts and scientists to learn how to optimize Big Data performance and scale. Practitioners and technology experts “who have been there, done that” will share their...