Big Data

Apache Spark on Amazon EMR

Sunday, 28th June 2015

Good news for Sparkers, Amazon has pre-installed Spark and made it an easy-to-order option on its menu of computing services: “Although many customers have previously been installing Spark using custom scripts, you can now… Continue reading…

Big Data

Third Spark Barcelona Meeting (CSIC)

Thursday, 4th September 2014

This third meeting will feature Jesús Cerquides (Tenured Researcher at Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-CSIC) speaking about GraphX: An introduction to distributed graph processing in Spark (talk in Spanish).

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Big Data

Conference: Big Data and Science

Friday, 7th February 2014

Yesterday I gave the conference “Talking about Big Data & Science” at RoMoL Seminars.  Data is now considered the Fourth Paradigm in Science.  What are the important open issues in the area of Big Data? You… Continue reading…