McLean, VA — October 2, 2013 — Kevin T. Smith, Director of Technology Solutions and Outreach for the Applied Mission Solutions Division of Novetta Solutions, has authored a book on Hadoop Big Data Analytics called Professional Hadoop Solutions (Wrox Press).
“Big Data analytics is changing the way that organizations do business,” Smith says. “Right now, Apache Hadoop is a key enabler for working with Big Data on a massive scale using open source technologies. If you want to make the most out of the information you have, you need to understand Hadoop.”
Professional Hadoop Solutions, coauthored with Boris Lublinsky and Alexey Yakubovich, was written as a practical guide for Hadoop developers who are building Big Data processing solutions. The book covers material that includes Hadoop Security, running Hadoop with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Data Processing Automation, and building Real-Time analytics solutions. Professional Hadoop Solutions provides in-depth Java programming examples and practical blueprints for achieving success on Big Data projects.
Mr. Joe Pantella, Vice President of Applied Mission Solutions at Novetta said, “With Big Data-driven analytics and Big Data security posing increasingly greater challenges within our key client spaces, we are thrilled that Kevin took the time to write Professional Hadoop Solutions. We take great pride when our Subject Matter Experts in Big Data Strategies and Analytics push the envelope of progress in the core technology spaces as Kevin has done with this book. Novetta uses technologies such as Apache Hadoop to help our customers transform their data into actionable knowledge and intelligence, and we are pleased with Kevin’s contribution to the mission and to the developer community dealing with similar Big Data challenges.”
This is Smith’s seventh book – some of his other popular books are The Semantic Web: A Guide to the Future of XML, Web Services, and Knowledge Management, Applied SOA: Service-Oriented Architecture and Design Strategies. Kevin has recently published these two Big Data related articles:
- The first article, “It’s Time to Get Serious about Big Data Security” at CTO Vision, focuses on the challenges of Big Data and Cyber Security. It focuses on the threats related to the privacy and security of Big Data solutions, and provides some critical first steps for organizations who need to protect their data.
- The second article, “Big Data Security – The Evolution of Hadoop’s Security Model” at InfoQ, focuses on how Hadoop is continuing to evolve to meet challenges related to security and privacy.