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T vs. V and W Shaped People

We talk a lot about hiring T shaped people at my current gig and I think it’s a misnomer for a couple of reasons. First, it implies a ratio of depth to width that is askew. Developers and Admins in … Continue reading

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Cinderella has left the Hadoop Cluster

It’s Friday evening before our Hadoop Administrator leaves for a week of vacation in New Hampshire and about an hour before he leaves he says “it’s turning into a pumpkin in an hour”.  Of course we wanted to go live … Continue reading

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