Episode 62 – Second Year Anniversary

Are there really two years worth of Roaring Elephant podcasts out there? Well, since this is our second anniversary party, it must be!
Join some of the guests we had on the podcast this year to reminisce about the months gone by.Due to the drop-in drop-out nature, this episode is a little rough but we hope you can enjoy being part of our little party!
Discussion topics ranged from what our guests have been up to, Apache Kafka, Dremio the effects of GDPR on the industry and how our guests see the future of Big Data.

Episode 61 – Roaring News

In this episode of Roaring News, we talk about the seemingly inevitable block chain, Fraud detection in banking and a celebration of the DevOps engineer. Continue reading “Episode 61 – Roaring News”

Episode 60 – Big Data Roles: Recruiting and hiring

In  this entry in our “Roles in Big Data” series, we talk to Chuck Waygood, global director of talent Acquisition at Hortonworks. Chuck has been in this space since 2013 and in this episode he talks about his experiences, what recruiters are looking for, how you can attract that perfect candidate and what you can do to improve your chances of landing that great career in Big Data. Continue reading “Episode 60 – Big Data Roles: Recruiting and hiring”

Episode 59 – Roaring News

It’s another installment of Roaring News! This time, we talk about the ensemble recommendation system allegedly used by Spotify, not-so-new kid-on-the-block-after-all Apache Pulsar, the ever so popular “Hadoop is dead” andend with a quick shout-out to the Tokyo Data Platform Conference. Continue reading “Episode 59 – Roaring News”

Episode 58 – Big Data Roles: The data scientist

In this entry in our long-running “roles in Big Data” series, we talk to Eduardo Barbaro, a Sr. Data Scientist at Mobiquity. To say that the data scientist is a pivotal person in any big data or advanced analytics project is not an exaggeration and we are really grateful to Eduardo for spending some time on the podcast to give us his views and recount his experiences.