Category Archives: Hadoop

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Mentoring And Mashups for IoT

Part of the iHive Incubator Posts Category. This is my sixth article in three months for iHive/CyberTech/CyberHive. Darin Andersen, Founder and Chairman, gave me an opportunity to spread my “syndicated wings” for his organizations. I’ve enjoyed finding topics to write about here … Continue reading

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San Diego Futures Foundation Presentation February 25, 2014

On Tuesday February 25, 2014, I spoke to a student class ages 18-21 at the San Diego Futures Foundation. Earlier in the month I was invited to speak and I accepted as an example of the Pay It Forward philosophy. I … Continue reading

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O’Reilly: Back in Evangelist Program

I’m back in the O’Reilly Evangelist Program, reviewing technical books for them. I started with them in 2000 at their request and stopped around 2003. Today they sent me the ebook I requested, Hadoop The Definitive Guide Second Edition including … Continue reading

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Using Hive with Amazon Elastic MapReduce

I worked extensively with the Hive language on Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) these last two days. The effort was not trivial. I come away with a lot more insight into Unix, Terminal, and the EMR technologies. To put in the … Continue reading

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Amazon MapReduce Examples Issue

In my previous post on Amazon MapReduce software I mentioned I was using the CLI (Command Line Interface) to manage MapReduce Instances with Job Flows. Now in the last few days, I’ve been working with Python and Ruby examples and … Continue reading

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Using the Amazon Elastic MapReduce Ruby Client

Tonight I added the ability to manage my Amazon Elastic MapReduce Clusters via the Amazon Elastic MapReduce Ruby Client that runs on my Mac via the Terminal application under Unix. The first step in adding the Client application is to verify … Continue reading

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Using Amazon’s MapReduce Clusters

I’ve been a database analyst and designer since 1984. Over the years I created many tens of relational database solutions. Working with large sets of data has always interested me. When I first read about Hadoop for working with Big … Continue reading

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Chef of the Future

In a recent webinar by Bradford Stephens, CEO of DrawntoScale, he mentioned a number of resources to assist in working with big data databases. One of those that caught my interest is Chef. Chef is an open source systems integration … Continue reading

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Amazon AWS Services Start

I signed up for my free one-year set of services including a small instance of an EC2 server in Amazon’s Cloud. Essentially they are offering brand new users to their service, those technologies to encourage longer-term customers. Think of this … Continue reading

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What Is Data Science? [Article Excerpts]

Source PDF (O’Reilly Radar Report © 2010) The future belongs to the companies and people that turn data into products Page 6: “Hadoop has been instrumental in enabling “agile” data analysis. In software development, “agile practices” are associated with faster … Continue reading

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