Big data continues to be a hot topic when mentioned with technologies like Hadoop and MapReduce. But these names are just the tip of a giant iceberg. Here to give us a look at another side of Big Data is Abhi-Shake Meta, founder of Tresata.
*# Big Data is a booming area that we continue to cover more and more frequently, especially since technology research company Gartner has projected that big data will drive $34 billion in IT spending in 2013. Abhi, can you tell us what the top five open source projects are in big data that will have a potentially large impact on the industry?
*# Now why should we be keeping an eye on these five? And would you rate them in any particular order?
*# Let’s talk about Trevni first – what does it do?
*# Can you tell us about Spark?
*# What about D3? Can you describe what it does?
*# Why is Impala in your top 5?
*# And finally, tell us more about H Catalog?
*# Are there any other projects that you feel are worth an “honorable mention” ?
*# Abhi, can you explain what effect Open Source projects like these will have on the big data space?