Barbara Wetmore is a long-time editor at IBM developerWorks, having managed the Architecture, Open source, and Web development zones in the past. She's currently trying to move from the befuddled to enlightened state when it comes to big data, her latest undertaking. You can help her on her journey by contacting her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 6, 2014
Do you know how many olives it takes to make that tablespoon of olive oil you just doused on your lunch salad? It takes a big pile of olives. More than 50.
January 1, 2014
If your new year resolutions include getting more familiar with big data and honing your skills, here’s a quick, easy-to-scan glimpse of some highlights you might have missed during your holiday celebrating. Think of these resources as items on the grab-and-go aisle in the café.
December 17, 2013
Quick. Name one difference between data and big data. It’s bigger, of course, and it comes in faster, in more shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s hard to sort the trustworthy from the noise. For a big data developer, the trick is to find tools and technologies that can be applied to traditional methods of processing and analyzing data.