I will be attending Collaborate 2013 in Denver between April 7-11 2013. It will be great to put a face to my DBA friends here. Let me know if you are planning to attend as well! As an Oracle DBA, I have been trying to not pay attention to the Big Data topic that is so pervasive now.
I came across this excellent article by Gwen Shapira that really got me to install Hadoop and start playing with it. ... (more)