Dr. Kostas Tzoumas is a post-doctoral researcher at TU Berlin . Kostas is currently co-leading the Stratosphere project, that develops an open-source Big Data Analytics platform, the only of its kind in Europe. His research is focused on system architectures, programming models, processing and optimization for Big Data. Kostas has
“Big Data” has been a major technology trend over the past years, and buzz around the term continuing strong today. By now, it is widely accepted that the “Big” in Big Data does not refer only to the terabytes and petabytes of data to be processed, but more broadly to
Stratosphere – the Berlin based next generation Big Data Analytics Platform gets accepted for Google Summer of Code 2014. Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers students stipends to write code for open source projects. In the past Google has worked with the open source community to identify and fund exciting projects in this field.
Robert Metzger is studying towards a master’s degree in computer science at the TU Berlin. He is a member of the open-source developing team at Stratosphere, a Big Data Analytics platform based on Hadoop and armed with Java and Scala programming abstractions. His interests lie in database implementation, cluster computing