“Big data”, “Hadoop”, “NoSQL” — You might have heard these buzz words, but do you really know what “big data” is? What is Hadoop? If you are an IT professional, big data is one of the most demanded and chased after job markets today. There are thousands of immediate jobs openings, with 1,000+ in the Bay Area in large companies such as Google, FaceBook, Oracle, Twitter, Yahoo, Cisco, LinkedIn, eBay, and many more! Starting salary ranges from $80,000-$90,000 and can go up to $100,000. [ Read more …]