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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

The Power of Text Analytics at DARPA/Memex

Elephant Scale is proud to be part of the DARPA Memex team. One of the things we are

Spark Summit 2015 highlights and recap

(Disclaimer : This is not an official post from Databricks) Spark Summit 2015 in San Francisco was well attended.  Kudos

Tale of two conferences : Hadoop / Spark

Hadoop summit was in San Jose this week — and next week there is Spark summit in San