Learning Git in Reverse

Learning Git in Reverse

  The content of this post is drafted from contents of a similarly titled presentation. It is certainly counter-intuitive to learn to drive by first going backwards, so why learn how to use Git in reverse? The short answer is: knowing the internals of Git should...
Hadoop HDFS NameNode High Availability

Hadoop HDFS NameNode High Availability

HDFS forms an integral module of Apache Hadoop. It forms the core components which make up the Hadoop Ecosystem. Apache Hadoop has proven to be a robust framework which provides exceptional distributed computing ability. The pace at which enterprises have adopted...
Hadoop Kerberos Guide

Hadoop Kerberos Guide

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc.  Introduction Data is increasingly becoming one of the most valuable assets of any enterprise, so it is no surprise that controlling access to that data is a top priority. Most data platforms have had robust...
Expanding your Hadoop Ecosystem

Expanding your Hadoop Ecosystem

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc.  Introduction Leveraging the predictive benefits of data science was not so long ago an under-the-radar secret of smart businesses that recognized the value of interpreting and projecting data. Today, although the...
Hadoop’s 2015 Vendor Landscape

Hadoop’s 2015 Vendor Landscape

Since springing from the pages of a 2004 Google research paper, the open source running code we know today as “Hadoop,” has created something of a competition free-for-all. Whether by adding proprietary features or through market strategy, Hadoop vendors have...