Big Data isn’t just Hadoop and in-memory anymore. Big data technologies and tools have grown significantly over the past few years — so much so that it’s hard to keep up with them.
If you’d like to get up to snuff and are primarily interested in open source solutions, I recommend this CIOL.com column by Virenda Gupta, senior vice president at Huawei Technologies India.
He discusses new open source solutions in the areas of Big Data processing, analytics and mining. He also addresses Big Data virtualization, where he sees a shortage of comprehensive platforms.