The Mid Week News 06/03/2019 edit  

Ok, after the bumper two week edition last week, it’s slim pickings this week…

Technology updates (details are on the relevant technology pages):

  • None

Other technology news:

  • From Datanami, can Object Stores now compete with HDFS for analytic workloads - link
  • Following on from recent Greenplum support for cloud object storage, they have an article on deploying Greenplum in the cloud - link
  • Amazon have a custom Spark output committer that’s optimised for working with Amazon S3 storage - link
  • If you’re an Ambari user (for example you’re running HDP), here’s how to use Hue with your cluster - link
  • From Datanami - is stronger data protections coming to the US following GDPR in the EU - link
  • Via DZone, a video presentatoin of thoughts of what might be in Spark 3.0 - link
  • And finally, from the Apache Incubator, there’s a new proposal for DataSketches, a project from Yahoo for providing highly efficient approximations with mathematical guarentees to expensive complex computations on streaming data - link