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Big Data Glossary

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To help you navigate the large number of new data tools available, this guide describes 60 of the most recent innovations, from NoSQL databases and MapReduce approaches to machine learning and visualization tools. Descriptions are based on first-hand experience with these tools in a production environment.

This handy glossary also includes a chapter of key terms that help d
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Paperback, 62 pages
Published September 22nd 2011 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 1st 2011)
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Jascha
Jan 10, 2015 Jascha rated it did not like it
Shelves: big_data
I was kinda skeptical when I first had my hands on these 60 pages and, after getting through them (that did not take so much), I’m still kinda puzzled. I did not get confused by the content, no. I guess if you decide to read this book, you must know what to expect from it, else you will end up pretty much disgusted with both the money and time wasted.

Let’s make it clear: this book doesn’t teach you anything. After thirty minutes or so, when you reach the back cover, you will not have learned any
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Arwa hawwa
Mar 13, 2015 Arwa hawwa rated it liked it
Shelves: phd-thesis
There are no examples that could make me understand this *^@$%@ Big data :(((((((((((((((
Keheliya Gallaba
Dec 16, 2011 Keheliya Gallaba rated it really liked it
A nice, high level introduction to Big Data related tools/platforms for the developers or academic researchers in data science. Will be a good starting point to get up to speed with the available options.
Mahesh Gupta
Sep 07, 2014 Mahesh Gupta rated it really liked it
one stop to get overview of all the big data overview. but should have included more of content rather than just glossary.
Sefa
Mar 16, 2015 Sefa rated it really liked it
Shelves: computing, data
Nice list of big data science tools/technologies.
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Jan 09, 2015 :) rated it really liked it
Excelente intro al mundo del Big Data
André Gomes
Oct 22, 2014 André Gomes rated it liked it
Shelves: data, business
A quick read for those who want to be introduced to the big data world.

I think the lack of examples and illustrations make the understanding of the concepts too abstract.
Stoyan
Jan 16, 2012 Stoyan rated it liked it
This book is a summary of the most popular modern tools for dealing with big datasets. There are no detail descriptions of the presented tools but it is a good intro book.
Chris2048
Aug 22, 2013 Chris2048 rated it liked it
Very brief introduction, the links might take as long to investigate.
Good introduction, although will become outdated very fast (needlebase no longer exists, for example).
Leonardo
Apr 28, 2012 Leonardo rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012
Bom para ter uma visão geral de ferramentas de Big Data. Fraco nos conceitos, mas serve como ponto de partida para se aprofundar na área.
Sapan Patel
Apr 18, 2013 Sapan Patel rated it liked it
Shelves: technocrati
Nothing in detail, but gives the happenings and context of the Big Data Buzz. Just a good "Perspective Builder".
Bala
Feb 20, 2012 Bala rated it really liked it
This is an informative book that provides a high level view on all Big Data tools and technologies.
Fredrik
Feb 13, 2012 Fredrik rated it liked it
this book presumably has a very imminent/short best-before-date, but is nonetheless worth a read.
Tihomir
Dec 25, 2011 Tihomir rated it liked it
Shelves: programming
It was a book with good information for big data storing systems. It was very short.
Christofer Garner
May 22, 2013 Christofer Garner rated it liked it
Quick read. It contains short overviews of new and emerging technologies.
Vojto Rinik
Jul 28, 2012 Vojto Rinik rated it liked it
Just an overview of big data tasks and tools, nothing less, nothing more.
Mms Mamdouh Al Shamy
A good overview of Big Data tools
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