8 Open Source Big Data Mining Tools

The increase in number and type of open source data mining tools is truly remarkable. Some of the tools are easy to use, suitable for beginners or even hobbyists. Others are deeply wonky and provide a toolset that’s robust enough for the most complex enterprise needs.

Also note that, in true open source style, some of these Big Data tools have deep-pocketed corporate sponsors, while others appear to be classic open source projects, staffed partially (or completely) by volunteers