Developer Resources: 12 Tools + Ironfan Webinar + THE Book on Big Data
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Here at Infochimps, we value the developer community. From Founder and CTO Flip Kromer being named by GitHub as one of the Top 100 Contributors in 2012, to hosting community discussion webinars, Infochimps tries to keep developers’ needs and interests in mind.
Here are some resources catered towards the developer community:
In case you missed it: Knowing analytics tools designed for developers’ needs are in high demand, Derrick Harris writes an article highlighting the top 12 Big Data tools developers need to know: “A programmer’s guide to big data: 12 tools to know”
Pre-Order Now – Big Data for Chimps: In addition to being a prolific code contributor and one of the nations’ leading data scientists, Flip Kromer is the author of Big Data for Chimps, A Guide to Massive Scale Data Processing, published by O’Reilly, and available for pre-order now.
Upcoming Webinar: Ironfan – A Community Discussion
Thursday, January 31 @ 10a P, 12p C, 1p E
Join Nathaniel Eliot, DevOps Engineer and lead on Ironfan, in this community discussion. Ironfan is a lightweight cluster orchestration toolset, built on top of Chef, which empowers spinning up of Hadoop clusters in under 20 minutes. Nathan has been responsible for Ironfan’s core plugin code, cookbooks, and other components to stabilize both Infochimps’ open source offerings, and internal architectures.