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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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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Rocky Mountain DataCon 2016 Launches

  What is Rocky Mountain DataCon? AgilData is excited to announce Rocky Mountain DataCon 2016 (RMDC), Colorado’s first annual conference focused on data engineering, data devops, and data science. Sponsored by AgilData, Adurant, and the Boulder/Denver Big Data Users Group, the conference will bring speakers from across the industry, with a focus on use cases…

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AgilData CEO Dan Lynn Talks About Analytics and Apache Kudu at the United Nations, Database Camp 2016

On July 10, 2016, the United Nations hosted one of the largest open source technology events in the world – Database Camp. Open Camps @ UN 2016 brought together developers from open source communities, private sector technology companies, academic institutions and Member States to collaborate on open source technology solutions that support the Organization’s mission….

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Featuring How To Build a Distributed System

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Featuring How To Build a Distributed System AgilData is sponsoring a Meetup in Denver on May 19, 2016 featuring Rich Beaudoin presenting an overview of the fundamental challenges and principles related to designing and implementing a distributed system. Rich presented this talk a few weeks ago at the Denver Distributed…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Featuring Apache Spark

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup Featuring Apache Spark AgilData is sponsoring a Meetup in Boulder on March 24, 2016 featuring real use cases using Apache Spark. This event is hosted by AgilData’s CEO Dan Lynn, and Chief Architect Andy Grove. Dan and Andy will spend the evening rolling up their sleeves to try out some real-­world…

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Apache Spark Cluster Managers: YARN, Mesos, or Standalone?

Which Apache Spark Cluster Managers Are The Right Fit? YARN, Mesos, or Standalone? Trying to decide which Apache Spark cluster managers are the right fit for your specific use case when deploying a Hadoop Spark Cluster on EC2 can be challenging. This post breaks down the general features of each solution and details the scheduling,…

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AgilData Featured in Interview with Dan Lynn at Cloud Expo West 2015

Learn how AgilData can help you become a Big Data distributed systems expert developer overnight. Dan Lynn talks about the types of problems companies encounter when adding new data infrastructures – over time they create a polyglot architecture that inevitably slows down innovation. AgilData can help solve this problem by creating an Enterprise Service Bus…

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