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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...

Pig Genome Sequenced: Offers Significant Implications Abroad
2012-11-14 15:57:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A massive team of international researchers has announced the successful sequencing of the first female domestic pig´s genome. There have already been many similarities established between pigs and humans and the new genomic analysis reveals some new twists and a few distinctions to that relationship, according to reports on the work published in the journals Nature and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)....


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.