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Learning Scala by Example, chapter 4

Please note that I am skipping chapter 3. Chapter 3 is a “running ahead of myself” type of

Hacking Hadoop

How do you hack Hadoop? Here is what we did. We took our team hacker (whom we will

Review of “Learning Spark” by Karau, Konwinski, Wendell & Zaharia

  “Learning Spark” was the first published book on the subject. Six months later, there appeared a plethora

Installing Tachyon (In-Memory-File-System) As A Cluster

This post shows how to setup and configure Tachyon as a cluster. Quick Pointers: Tachyon Home Page Version

Learning Scala By Example, Chapter 2

In the previous, first installment, I explained why it is worth your while to learn Scala. Now I

Review of “Monitoring Hadoop” by Gurmukh Singh

This book is recently published, April 2015, and it covers Nagios, Ganglia, Hadoop monitoring and monitoring best practices.

Review of “Apache Flume” second edition by Steve Hoffman

This is the second edition of the Apache Flume book, and it covers the latest Flume version 5.2. The

Smart Meters Texas – Case Study

A smart meter processing company was having trouble with its solution. Although based on Big Data, it was

Review of “Hadoop in Action,” second edition

Manning Publications, by Chuck P. Lam, Mark W. Davis, and Ajit Gaddam Four years have passed since the

Learning Scala by Example

This is an inaugural post in the series of “Learning Scala by Example,” which is a play on