Hiring Top Data Scientists, Gaming The Office Gift Exchange: Big Data Roundup

Hadoop distribution companies MapR and Hortonworks are taking real-time streaming one step further than befre, MongoDB landed a board member from cloud giant AWS, and we have tips on how to game your office holiday gift exchange all in the Big Data Roundup for the week of December 13. 9 Tech Gadgets You Wish You Could Afford (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Big data had a big week, with updates from Hadoop distribution companies Hortonworks and MapR, plus one from Confluent whose founders are the engineers behind Apache Kafka. Plus we’ve got news about an Amazon executive who has joined the board of directors at MongoDB and information about a new report that illuminates some of the tactics that data-driven companies use to ensure they have top analytics…


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