Ashish Thusoo

Ashish Thusoo is the CEO and co-founder of Qubole, a pioneering big data startup. Ashish is also the co-creator of Apache Hive and served as the project's founding Vice President at the Apache Software Foundation. Before Qubole, Ashish ran the Data Infrastructure team at Facebook, leading the team in the creation of one of the largest data processing and analytics platform in the world. Ashish has a Bachelor's degree in CS from IIT-Delhi and a Master's degree in CS from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Articles by Ashish Thusoo

2014 is turning out to be a banner year for Hadoop. The big data giant is continuing to move forward and expand and evolve as big data technology and big data analytics become more mainstream. Here are six key points that demonstrate the advances being made.

Posted August 05, 2014

The popular "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" outlined, in an entertaining fashion, the core question of big data, to find the "answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything." Today, big data describes our development along this path to answer all the questions by collecting and interpreting all the data, but not all data is equal and not all the answers are worthwhile computing.

Posted February 26, 2014