November 27, 2012
Big Data analytics requires a comprehensive set of skills. You have to think statistically and computationally, but you also have to think about the business problems at hand.
I am most interested in learning about high performance R, and how that integrates with the Hadoop infrastructure. I am also interested in learning about streaming analytics using Storm.
Yes, at Return Path.
I have used Hive extensively at Return Path. We also use lots of other tools at RP, including Pig, Hbase, and Storm.
I work on the Analytics team at Return Path. Before Return Path, I studied probability at the University of Colorado Boulder. I am passionate about data science, and I have experience with big data technology,