Resources

Following are some of my favorite sites and blogs. This is a "live" list and will change over time. Readers are welcome to send their suggestions.

Recommended Reading

Big Data and the Academy


Case Studies



Privacy and Criticism


Tutorials

Sandboxes

  • A big data “sandbox” is a free method of using Hadoop and big data tools. Big data ‘sandboxes’ require downloading specific software .
  • “Cloudera QuickStart VM.” Cloudera.  Accessed May 22, 2013. https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Cloudera+QuickStart+VM - This sandbox requires a 64 bit host OS and 4 GB of total RAM.
  • “Get Started with Hadoop & Hortonworks Data Platform.” Hortonworks.  Accessed March 15, 2013. http://hortonworks.com/get-started/  - This sandbox requires a 64 bit host OS and 4 GB of total RAM.

Articles and Blogs

Tools

Videos

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