Tag - MapReduce

A Guide to Hiring Data Scientists

This article provides a short overview of emerging __data scientists or build a data science team. Included are an overview of skills for each type and specific questions that can be asked to assess candidates. comments By Colleen M. Farrelly, R&D da...

A Vision for Making Deep Learning Simple

This post introduces Deep Learning Pipelines from Databricks, a new open-source library aimed at enabling everyone to easily integrate scalable deep learning into their workflows, from machine learning practitioners to business analysts. By Sue Ann H...

Apache Spark Introduction for Beginners

An extensive introduction to Apache Spark, including a look at the evolution of the product, use cases, architecture, ecosystem components, core concepts and more. comments By Vikash Kumar, Tatvasoft.com.au Businesses are utilizing Hadoop broadly to...

Data Scientist Interviews Demystified

We look at typical questions in a __data scientists. By Colleen M. Farrelly, Kaplan University. comments Interviews can be nerve-wracking, even for those seasoned in tech job searches. I am often asked what data scientist interviews are like and how...

KDnuggets Spark for Scale: Machine Learning for Big Data

This post discusses the fundamental concepts for working with big data using distributed computing, and introduces the tools you need to build machine learning models. By SocialCops. Recently we shared an introduction to machine learning. While makin...

Playing Map() and Reduce() in R – Subsetting

Share Tweet In the previous post (https://statcompute.wordpress.com/2018/09/03/playing-map-and-reduce-in-r-by-group-calculation), I’ve shown how to employ the MapReduce when calculating by-group statistics. Actually, the same Divide-n-Conquer strateg...

Reflecting on Ten Years of Hadoop

In this special guest feature, Ashish Thusoo, co-founder & CEO of Qubole, discusses how he’s seen Hadoop evolve over the past decade, what his experience was with it when it first hit the scene, where he thinks it fits in the data ecosystem today and...