Data science expert interview: Joe Caserta

Caserta CEO Joe Caserta talks about the role of the Data Scientist, the Data Lake, Spark, Graph Analysis and more. Watch Joe's interview, conducted by James Korbelius, IBM big data evangelist and Senior Program Director, at IBM's recent Apache Spark Maker event in SF. Access the video on YouTube. For more information, please contact us. … [Read more...]

How a Global Entertainment Company Successfully Built a Data Lake for Continued Digital Dominance (Video)

Strata+Hadoop World is a “must-attend” event for those looking to immerse themselves in the big data scene and keep up with technology trends. It is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect—and merge. Joe Caserta, CEO Caserta Concepts, and Elliott Cordo, Chief Architect Caserta Concepts were featured speakers on Day 1 … [Read more...]

Spark is Hot at Strata + Hadoop World

One of the noticeable changes this year at Strata + Hadoop World was the rise of Apache Spark, an engine for large scale data processing. In recent months, many companies have extended support to Spark, which can be complementary to Hadoop, but can also be deployed without it. Caserta Concepts president Joe Caserta was quoted on Database Trends and … [Read more...]

Spark SQL (Slides)

Elliott Cordo, Chief Architect at Caserta Concepts, gave this workshop at Big Data TechCon in Boston. Spark SQL at Big Data TechCon 2015 from Caserta Concepts Spark, born in the UC Berkeley AMPLab around 2009, is the ultra-fast, general-purpose big data-computing platform that provides some very flexible options for processing and … [Read more...]

A Look at Spark + SQL

A Look at Spark + SQL By Elliott Cordo, Chief Architect at Caserta Concepts Spark, is a fast, in-memory big data-computing platform that provides some very flexible options for processing and accessing data. Spark SQL is Spark’s SQL-based API, which allows users to process data using Spark’s powerful in-memory engine, and familiar SQL … [Read more...]

How to Build a Recommendation Engine on Spark (Slides Available)

How to Build a Recommendation Engine on Spark was a presentation given by Joe Caserta, CEO and founder of Caserta Concepts, at @AnalyticsWeek in Boston. How to Build a Recommendation Engine on Spark from Caserta Concepts Boston's Data AnalyticsStreet Conference is a 2 day packed event with thought provoking keynotes, knowledge filled … [Read more...]