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Breaking in Big Data: What's Been Happening?

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Breaking in Big Data: What's Been Happening?

Check out the top big data articles on DZone from the past month, the top news that's been happening in the world of big data, big data jobs you may be interested in, and more!

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It's time for another Big Data Zone monthly round-up! Last time, we focused on big data analytics. In this article, we'll keep it simple and cover everything you need to know about big data from the past month or so, including the top big data-related articles on DZone that you should check out, the top news that happened in the world of big data, big data jobs that you might be interested in, and more. Let's get started!


DZone Big Data Bonanza

These are the top five articles from the Big Data Zone from the past month. Check them out so you're up-to-date on the latest and greatest in big data on DZone!

  1. I May Never Be a Data Scientist by Grant Fritchey. If you're a DBA, should you succumb to the pressure and hype of being a data scientist? Read on for one DBA's take on it. 

  2. Introduction to Blockchain and What It Means for Big Data by Abhinav Venkat. Blockchain has been called the most significant recent development in information technology. Coupled with big data, its power is pretty much limitless.

  3. Introduction to Apache Kafka by Siva Prasad Rao Janapati. What is Apache Kafka and what can it be used for? Dive deep into what Apache Kafka is all about and learn how to create a Kafka cluster with three brokers. 

  4. Apache Storm: Architecture by Ayush Tiwari. Storm is simple, can be used with any programming language, is used by many companies, and is a lot of fun to use! Let's dive into its architecture.

  5. Using WebSockets With Apache NiFi by Tim Spann. This simple WebSockets server and client is like the "Hello, World!" of WebSockets. It's like an echo — whatever the client sends, we send it back!

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Browsing Big Data

  1. Big data could solve the college-dropout problem from The Washington Post. Private companies and nonprofit organizations already employ big data to drive sales and predict consumer behavior. It's about time colleges apply these same technologies to help students stay in school and reach their full potential.

  2. New big data trend tracks "digital footprints" from Financial Times. Process mining shows how a company's decisions work — or fail.

  3. LinkedIn's hottest emerging IT careers: Machine learning, data science and big data from Healthcare IT News. Specifically, the top five emerging jobs are machine learning engineer, data scientist, sales development representative, customer success manager, and big data developer. 


Dive Deeper Into Big Data

  1. The DZone Guide to Big Data: Data Science and Advanced Analytics. Explore the critical capabilities in next-generation self-service data preparation tools and dive deep into applications and languages affiliated with big data.

  2. Recommendations Using Redis. Learn how to develop a simple recommendation system with Redis, how to use commands, and how to optimize your system for real-time recommendations in production.


Be a Big Data Boss

Below are a few big data-related jobs that may pique your interest. Feel free to check them out and apply today!

Big Data Expert
Hewlett Packard
Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Experience: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information systems, or equivalent; detailed understanding of AWS services (Lambda, Kinesis, SNS, SQS, EMR, etc.); mastery in SQL and proficiency in Apache Spark (Scala).

Data Scientist
Red Hat
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Experience: 1-3 years of working experience developing with a language like Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, or C/C++; exposure to open-source development, projects, and processes is a plus.

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big data ,data science ,blockchain ,apache kafka ,apache storm ,websockets ,apache nifi ,machine learning

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