Creating a Data Engineering Culture

At DataEngConf Barcelona, I premiered a new talk about the importance of creating a data engineering culture. I share what a data engineering culture is and what management needs to do to be successful with Big Data. Here is the video from the...

Thoughts on Cloudera Merging/Buying Hortonworks

Cloudera has merged with/purchased Hortonworks. As a former Clouderan, it’s interesting to see this move on several levels. I’m going to share my insights from the outside as a former insider. Full Disclosure: Although I’m former Cloudera, I don’t own any shares of...

What is a Data Pipeline?

I’ve been seeing some questions about data pipelines lately. I realized I haven’t written a post that gives the level of detail necessary for a good definition of a data pipeline in the context of data engineering. Instead of just giving my opinion, I’ve brought...