A Big Data Sqoop of Hadoop

On January 26, 2017, Posted by , in Big Data, Development, tags , , , , With Comments Off on A Big Data Sqoop of Hadoop

This week I’m working with one of our partners on migrating some data from Microsoft SQL Server to Hadoop. Sqoop is the tool of choice because it can migrate the data and maintain data types inside of Hive. Sqoop is a very straight forward tool, but there were some serious…

Another AI Acquisition

On August 22, 2016, Posted by , in Information Technology, tags , , With Comments Off on Another AI Acquisition

The AI acquisitions continue as Microsoft announces that they have purchased Genee, a startup that works as a┬áscheduling assistance. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Microsoft plans to shutter Genee on September 1, 2016 and fold the team into Office 365.   Genee, launched by Ben Cheung and Charles Lee…