Cartoon – Apache Hadoop Books

It used to be that Hadoop books (good or bad) were far and few in between. Now, however, it’s different. In the words of a wise man, “And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.”There are many Hadoop books (good […]

maven project pom.xml for Hadoop/HBase dependencies

If you are building a Java project that has Hadoop or HBase dependency  (for example a Java mapreduce application), here is a simple POM.xml to get you started 1) project structure: pom.xml src/main/java   <— all the java code goes here 2) POM.XML here is the pom.xml on github : <project xmlns=”″ xmlns:xsi=”” xsi:schemaLocation=” […]

Hadoop in Cloud — Plenty of Choices

Want to run Hadoop in the cloud? Good news is, right about now you have some pretty good choices from major cloud providers. 1) Amazon Cloud Amazon had an on-demand Hadoop offering, called Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) for a while.  It is the oldest offering of Hadoop in Cloud. Amazon Elastic Map Reduce Amazon […]