Monthly Archives: January 2013
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
The 2013 Hadoop Summit is coming up and I’d like to see us presenting a few topics. From reading this blog. It sounds like it can be pretty darn competitive to get space at the summit. They had “2:1 rejection … Continue reading
I sat in a meeting this week and discussed how a certain company could speed up our effectiveness, efficiency and seamlessly integrate with our Hadoop cluster. As I sat through that meeting the further along I went and the more … Continue reading