Category Archives: Big Data

What’s great about Apache Kudu

Apache Kudu is a new Open Source data engine developed by Cloudera, and while the project is relatively new, it shows great promise. This blog post is a short overview of what I like about Apache Kudu, and in the future I’ll write in more detail about specific capabilities. Throughout my career I have specialized…

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Become a Data Driven Business With Chartio and Amazon Redshift – Part 1

Become a Data Driven Business With Chartio and Amazon Redshift: Part I Becoming a Data Driven Business starts with a solid BI strategy.  Initial findings from new MIT research show that companies with data-driven decision making environments had 4% higher productivity and 6% higher profits than other businesses did. This according to Andrew McAfee, a…

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Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me

Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me At AgilData, we’re building an upcoming product in Rust so we are pretty heavily invested, which is why I was more than excited to attend the first ever annual Rust conference this past weekend (9/9-9/10). If you don’t know about Rust already, it is a…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: Return Path and Qubole Big Data Use Cases

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: Return Path and Qubole Big Data Use Cases AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on October 20, 2016 with  Evan Harris from Return Path and Ashish Dubey from Qubole. This meetup will be held at: Galvanize Boulder 1023 Walnut Street Boulder, CO (map) Evan Harris from Return Path…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: MapR Streams and Kafka with Will Ochandarena

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: MapR Streams and Kafka with Will Ochandarena AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on September 8, 2016 with Will Ochandarena from MapR. This meetup will be held at: Develop Intelligence 3200 Carbon Place, Unit 101 Boulder, CO Will Ochandarena from MapR will be visiting town to present on their…

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From MySQL to MariaDB: Monty’s Wild Ride

Ten Reasons to See Monty’s Keynote at Rocky Mountain Datacon At Rocky Mountain Datacon, we have an incredible roster of speakers. One of them you don’t want to miss is Monty from MariaDB. If you’re unfamiliar with Monty, he’s a name you should know and here’s why: Reason 1: Monty founded and led one of…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Sovrn’s Use of NLP in Marketing

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Sovrn’s Use of NLP in Marketing AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on July 21, 2016 with Jon Cheifitz from Sovrn. This Meetup will take place at the Sovrn Offices @ 29th Street Mall, 1750 29th Street, Suite 2036, Boulder, CO. Jon Cheifitz will be joining us to…

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Packet Capturing MySQL with Rust

Packet Capturing MySQL with Rust Recently, AgilData launched the Gibbs MySQL Scalability Advisor, a free self-service tool that allows users to capture a live stream of queries to be uploaded to Gibbs and analyzed by AgilData’s experts.  Spyglass is the database traffic capture tool for Gibbs. Built using the Rust programming language, it provides exceptional…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Big Data at Twitter Scale

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Big Data at Twitter Scale AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup in Boulder on June 23, 2016 with Dave Rusek from Twitter.  Twitter is a company that we have tremendous respect for and we can’t wait to get a glimpse into how they handle their data challenges.  Please…

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