To Hadoop or not

Hadoop is the hammer of big data. This slide deck covers the history and basics of Hadoop as well as some alternatives.

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Hadoop Status Reporting from Ruby

Hadoop Map-Reduce is a great tool for analyzing and processing large amount of data. There are a few things one needs to keep in mind when working with Hadoop. This is the simple solution to one possibly annoying problem. Hadoop expects reducers to emit something regularly. If a reducer runs for a long time without […]