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    Costin Leau on Elasticsearch, BigData and Hadoop

    by Srini Penchikala Follow 15 Followers on  Nov 15, 2013

    Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed real-time search and analytics engine for the cloud. The first milestone of elasticsearch-hadoop 1.3.M1 was released last month. InfoQ spoke with Costin Leau about Elasticsearch and how it integrates with Hadoop and other Big Data technologies.

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    Spoilt for Choice – How to choose the right Big Data / Hadoop Platform?

    by Kai Wähner Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 09, 2013 4

    In his new article Kai Wähner compares several alternatives for installing a version of Hadoop and realizing big data processes. He compares distributions and tooling from Apache and many other vendors including Cloudera, HortonWorks, MapR, Amazon, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft. He additionally describes pros and cons of every distribution and provides a decision tree for choosing a most appropriate one.

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    Interview and Video Review: Working with Big Data: Infrastructure, Algorithms, and Visualizations

    by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  May 02, 2013

    Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The first five lessons of the training span multiple server systems with a focus on the end to end processing of large quantities of XML data from real Stack Exchange posts. He completes the training with a lesson on developing visualizations for gaining insights from the macro level analysis of Big Data.


Hadoop Virtual Panel

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers 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.


Interview with Arun Murthy on Apache YARN

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 17, 2012

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 of Hortonworks. 1


Generating Avro Schemas from XML Schemas Using JAXB

Posted by Benjamin Fagin Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 06, 2012

In his new article Benjamin Fagin discuss how to write XJC plugins and use this technique to generate AVRO schemes and marshaling classes directly from existing XSD files 7


Exploring Hadoop OutputFormat

Posted by Jim.Blomo Follow 0 Followers 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 Follow 0 Followers , Mike Segel Follow 0 Followers 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. 10


An Open, Interoperable Cloud

Posted by Andy Edmonds Follow 0 Followers , Thijs Metsch Follow 0 Followers , Eugene Luster Follow 0 Followers 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 Follow 0 Followers , Mike Segel Follow 0 Followers 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 Follow 0 Followers , Michael Segel Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 12, 2011

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


Using Apache Avro

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Follow 0 Followers 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

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