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Hosted MapReduce and Hadoop offerings

Today’s question is: where are we regarding MapReduce/Hadoop in the cloud? That is, what are the offerings of Hadoop-as-a-Service or other hosted MapReduce implementations, currently? A year ago, InfoQ ran a story Hadoop-as-a-Service from Amazon, Cloudera, Microsoft and IBM which will serve us as a baseline here. This article contains the following statement: According to … Continue reading

Hosted NoSQL

I admit I dunno how I got here in the first place … ah, right, yesterday was Paddy’s day and I was sitting at home with a sick child. Now, I tinkered around a bit with a hosted CouchDB solution to store/query JSON output from a side-project of mine. Then I thought: where are we … Continue reading

Processing the LOD cloud with BigQuery

Google’s BigQuery is a large-scale, interactive query environment that can handle billions of records in seconds. Now, wouldn’t it be cool to process the 26+ billion triples from the LOD cloud with BigQuery? I guess so 😉 So, I did a first step into this direction by setting up the BigQuery for Linked Data project … Continue reading

Is Google a large-scale contributor to the LOD cloud?

Yesterday, Google announced that WebFinger has been enabled for all Gmail accounts with public profiles. So, for example, using my public profile at Google: http://www.google.com/s2/webfinger/?q=Michael.Hausenblas@gmail.com yields: <XRD xmlns=’http://docs.oasis-open.org/ns/xri/xrd-1.0′&gt; <Subject>acct:Michael.Hausenblas@gmail.com</Subject> <Alias>http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas</Alias&gt; <Link rel=’http://portablecontacts.net/spec/1.0&#8242; href=’http://www-opensocial.googleusercontent.com/api/people/’/&gt; <Link rel=’http://webfinger.net/rel/profile-page&#8217; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’http://microformats.org/profile/hcard&#8217; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’http://gmpg.org/xfn/11&#8242; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’http://specs.openid.net/auth/2.0/provider&#8217; href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas’/&gt; <Link rel=’describedby’ href=’http://www.google.com/profiles/Michael.Hausenblas&#8217; type=’text/html’/> <Link rel=’describedby’ href=’http://s2.googleusercontent.com/webfinger/?q=Michael.Hausenblas%40gmail.com&fmt=foaf&#8217; … Continue reading