Yearly archives "2015"

17 Articles

Microsoft researchers offer 16 predictions for 2016

After “Future Visions” (Visiones del futuro), an anthology of short stories written by some of today’s top science fiction writers based in part on the writers’ access to Microsoft researchers and their labs.  Now Microsoft offer a collection of predictions from 16 leaders and leading thinkers within our Technology and Research organization. Click here to [...]

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20+ resources to learn and understand Hadoop

Apache Hadoop is an open source framework for distributed storage and processing of large sets of data on commodity hardware. Hadoop enables businesses to quickly gain insight from massive amounts of structured and unstructured data, and it is designed to extend a system of single server to thousands of machines with a very high degree [...]

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Data Science : Salary Survey 2015

As the previous year, O’Reilly Media has published its Data Science Salary Survey 2015 from data scientists, engineers, and others in the data space about their skills, tools, and salary. Now in its third edition, the 2015 version of the Data Science Salary Survey explores patterns in tools, tasks, and compensation through the lens of [...]

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Who Generates The Most Big Data?

The prediction comes from a recent paper from a research team lead by Professor Gene Robinson at the University of Illinois that examined the data generation and storage needs of four different fields of endeavor: Astronomy, YouTube, Twitter and Human Genomics. In the study, the researchers found that the largest astronomy labs, YouTube and the [...]

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