Tag Archives: Hadoop

Self-Service Data Access – Pivotal DD

Enterprise data resides in heterogeneous systems and of different data types. IT has its challenges to consolidate data in the right time. Also, many times it is difficult to know what data sources are required to access data. Pivotal DD … Continue reading

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Virtualizing Hadoop

HDFS, the “storage” and MapReduce, the “compute” are combined in traditional Hadoop model. If this Hadoop model is directly translated into a VM, it will affect the ability to scale up and down as the lifecycle of VM is tightly … Continue reading

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Hadoopable?

Recently I heard “moving content into Hadoop” – although I did not further question their motive, I was wondering seriously about “effective solutions” on Hadoop for the day-to-day business problems. Hadoop is not a magic wand to wipe away all … Continue reading

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Hadoop Invades My Desk

I gave Hadoop elephant an Indian makeover with red and gold – acrylics on paper.  

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Delta of Hadoop Distributions

Greenplum introduced first Hadoop distribution GPHD (Greenplum Hadoop Distribution) in 2011 removes the need in building out a Hadoop cluster from scratch. In February this year, Pivotal – Greenplum announced the first product Pivotal HD to expand the capabilities of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Pivotal HD

Pivotal HD is a full Apache Hadoop distribution with Pivotal add-ons and a native integration with the Greenplum database. Hence bringing together both NoSQL and SQL access layers to multi-structured data stored within the Pivotal HDFS. This distribution is the … Continue reading

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Hadoop Install on Windows Server 2012

My installation notes for Cygwin and Hadoop on Windows Server 2012- https://github.com/mercyp/Hadoop

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