Ex-Googler Shares His Big-Data Secrets With the Masses | WIRED

Google’s search engine makes it wonderfully easy to locate stuff on the web, whether it’s in a news article, a corporate website, or a video on YouTube. But that only begins to describe Google’s ability to find information. Inside the company, engineers use several uniquely powerful tools for searching and analyzing its own massive trove…

Source: www.wired.com

There are a few other Dremel clones out there already, such as Cloudera’s Impala and MapR’s Drill. But these other projects are more concerned with collecting data, says Madsen, while Quest is focused on manipulating data. “Data in its raw form isn’t that useful,” he says. “You have to do things to it. You have to shape, and discard the stuff you don’t need.”

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