Yeah… we have a blue one and a red one!

One of my top three movie quotes comes from Ben Stiller’s movie, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty where Ben’s character goes to a car rental company and asks if any cars are available. The guy in the booth was totally awesome and kind of reminds me of Robin Williams. The looks around and replies, “Yeah……

The three most common ways data junkies are using Hadoop

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Just a few weeks ago, Apache Hadoop 2.0 was declared generally available–a huge milestone for the Hadoop market as it unlocks the vision of interacting with stored data in unprecedented ways. Hadoop remains the typical underpinning technology of “Big Data,” but how does it fit into the current landscape of databases…