imMens: Real-Time Interactive Visual Exploration of Big Data

by Zhicheng Liu, Stanford University Interactive visualization of large datasets is key in making big data technologies accessible to a wide range of data users. However, as datasets expand in size, they challenge traditional methods of interactive visual analysis, forcing … Continue reading

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No Hadoop: The Future of the Hadoop/HDFS Stack

by¬†Michael Stonebraker, MIT CSAIL There has been a collection of recent announcements about DBMS capabilities in the so-called Hadoop stack.¬† To be clear, this is a three-tier architecture with HDFS (a file system) at the bottom, Hadoop (the open source … Continue reading

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