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I love the kind of honey where they leave a piece of the honeycomb in the jar. Its great to chew on when you’ve used up all the honey. Reminds me of this big old oak tree we used to … Continue reading
Interview Questions for Hadoop Developers (via Dice News in Tech) Hadoop is an open distributed software framework that enables programmers to run an enormous number of nodes handling terabytes of data. One of its most significant abilities is allowing a … Continue reading
Cloudera and VMware Work Together to Accelerate Enterprise Use of Hadoop in Virtual and Cloud Environments
Thought this might be interesting to our readers. It doesn’t apply to our implementation, but it might be useful to someone.
Traditional Vendors Don’t Get Hadoop The Big Data Hype cycle is in full swing and I’m continuously hounded by vendors claiming to have an offering that works with Big Data. The problem is most of the vendors simply don’t get … Continue reading
After working thru the various hardware and NAS issues, I started building the Dev cluster in earnest late last week. I lost a day and half this week with corp. silliness. By the end of Wednesday I had a 3 … Continue reading
Hardware can still suck. We took a paper bicycle approach to hardware because the real value of Hadoop is in the software. Crappy hardware is always a burden. It’s the little things. I just want a RAID controller that works … Continue reading
Bringing the power of Hadoop to the enterprise is a tricky matter. While we all know the wonderful virtues of distributed storage and compute and how it’s solving Big Data problems in the web world, it is entirely a different … Continue reading
Today let us consider the great philosophy of the late Chris Farley. Now replace the words sale with Hadoop project. Viola! A typical enterprise architect! Go joe-joe! Well Farley gets it right in the end so perhaps there’s hope.
To all of our loyal followers, we apologize. Yes, it’s been a while since we’ve posted anything “news worthy.” We are currently in the thick of things standing up a new cluster. Here is are a couple of minor tidbits … Continue reading