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 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”

Episode 2 – How to avoid disaster

When you are getting started with your journey with Hadoop, what can go wrong?We have seen many people going through this journey and both of us have seen things people do that makes the project successful, and things people do that make projects more difficult than they should be. Continue reading “Episode 2 – How to avoid disaster”