• Hadoop Virtual Panel

    by Boris Lublinsky on  Nov 20, 2012

    In this virtual panel, InfoQ talks to several Hadoop vendors and users about their views at current and future state of Hadoop and the things that are the most important for Hadoop’s further adoption and success.

  • Interview with Arun Murthy on Apache YARN

    by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 17, 2012 1

    Apache Hadoop YARN – a new Hadoop resource manager - has just been promoted to a high level Hadoop subproject. InfoQ had the chance to discuss YARN with Arun Murthy - founder and architect at Hortonworks.

  • Generating Avro Schemas from XML Schemas Using JAXB

    by Benjamin Fagin on  Mar 06, 2012 7

    Apache Avro is an up and coming binary marshalling framework. In his new article Benjamin Fagin explains how one can leverage existing XSD tooling to create data definitions and then use XJC plugin to directly generate AVRO schemes and marshaling classes.

Exploring Hadoop OutputFormat

Posted by Jim.Blomo on  Dec 07, 2011

Usage of custom Hadoop OutputFormat allows to produce output data in a form most appropriate for other applications. 4

Extending Oozie

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Mike Segel on  Aug 02, 2011

In this article authors show how to extend Oozie by introducing custom actions, specific for a given company/line of business. 7

An Open, Interoperable Cloud

Posted by Andy Edmonds Thijs Metsch Eugene Luster on  Jul 19, 2011

This article describes how interoperable clouds can be created, today, through the integration of open standards such as the Open Cloud Compute Interface, the Open Virtualisation Format and CDMI. 3

Oozie by Example

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Mike Segel on  Jul 18, 2011

Complete Oozie example, demonstrating language features and their usage in real world examples 2

Introduction to Oozie

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Michael Segel on  Jul 12, 2011

Introduction to Oozie and some of the ways it can be used. 7

Using Apache Avro

Posted by Boris Lublinsky on  Jan 25, 2011

A new marshaling framework - Apache Avro provides a lot of interesting new features. In his new article, Boris Lublinsky takes it for a test drive and provides some suggestions on its proper usage 5

Data Mining in the Swamp: Taming Unruly Data With Cloud Computing

Posted by John Brothers on  Aug 13, 2010

Matrix presents a white paper on using the open source tool, Hadoop, to implement the MapReduce strategy and a Cloud computing strategy to solve business intelligence problems. 1

Clojure and Rails - the Secret Sauce Behind FlightCaster

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Aug 20, 2009

FlightCaster, a flight delay prediction site, uses Clojure and Hadoop for the statistical analysis, with a Rails/Heroku frontend. We talked to Bradford Cross about Clojure and functional programming. 1

Communication Flexibility Using Bindings

Posted by Anthony Elder Raymond Feng Simon Laws Haleh Mahbod Simon Nash on  Jun 30, 2009

This article discusses the use of bindings on services and references (including the instance of non-configured bindings) as the means to implement SCA communications in a Web and SOA environment.