451 Research Joins Qubole for a Webinar in the “Big Data Secrets” Series

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Qubole™, a provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to announce that registration has opened for the sixth webinar in the “Big Data Secrets from the Pros” series. On November 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT, Matt Aslett, 451 Research’s Big Data analyst, and Ashish Thusoo, Qubole’s CEO and the creator of Apache Hive, will present a webinar titled “Deploying Hadoop: Bare Metal or Cloud?”.

Together, Thusoo and Aslett will outline the benefits of Hadoop implementation, examine common use cases for Big Data projects of various size and scope, and explain how Hadoop-as-a-Service removes complexity while adding much-needed functionality. The two experts will share their combined knowledge, discussing the cost and utilization implications of running Hadoop on the Cloud versus on-premises, the drivers and barriers to adoption of Hadoop, best practices for deployment, and what Big-Data-as-a-Service means for users.

“It’s an honor to have Matt Aslett join us for this webinar,” said Ashish Thusoo. “His expertise will offer our attendees a crucial perspective on the long term strategies behind deploying Hadoop in the Cloud. I’m very excited to co-host this session with Matt.”

The “Big Data Secrets from the Pros” series has already offered five webinars to international audiences:     Big Data Analytics Using Window Functions     5 Tips for Creating Fast and Accurate Hive Queries     Build and Deploy Awesome Apache Hive UDFs     Build a Big Data App in 30 Minutes     Sentiment Analysis Using Hive

All five past webinars are currently available On Demand. It is recommended that viewers register for a free 15 day trial of Qubole Data Service in order to practice the techniques in an active hands-on environment.

About Qubole

Qubole is a leading Big Data as a Service provider. Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, creators of Facebook’s big data infrastructure and Apache Hive, founded Qubole to make it simple to prepare, integrate, and explore Big Data in the cloud.

Qubole’s Big Data as a Service Solution, Qubole Data Service (QDS), runs on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine on the cloud and includes a library of data connectors with a graphical user-interface for Hive, Pig, Ooze and Sqoop. QDS makes it easy to inspect data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the cloud.

The largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures trust QDS to handle their most challenging Big Data requirements at a fraction of the cost of alternatives. Customers include Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath, Insightera, Vocanic, TubeMogul, Decide.com, BigCommerce and many others.


Walter Paley