Episode 6 – An introduction to NiFi

In this episode we’ll cover some an introduction to NiFi complete with an interview with Joe Witt, Senior Director of Engineering at Hortonworks who explains exactly where NiFi came from and how it fits into your Big Data plans. Continue reading “Episode 6 – An introduction to NiFi”

Episode 5 – An introduction to Spark

In this episode we’ll cover the basics of Apache Spark, including typical deployment situations, architecture and usage. Continue reading “Episode 5 – An introduction to Spark”

Episode 4 – Hadoop: Year in review

A bit of Hadoop history of what we have seen happening over the last 12 months, some trends and interesting technologies. Some ups, some downs and possibly even some round and rounds, capped off with some Bold Predictions for 2016. Continue reading “Episode 4 – Hadoop: Year in review”

Episode 3 – High level Hadoop architectures

What are the hardware and implementation options we see.A discussion ranging from direct attached storage versus network attached storage/storage area networks, to on-premise hardware versus cloud options. Continue reading “Episode 3 – High level Hadoop architectures”