The Future of Data Warehousing

The Future of Data Warehousing

As an ETL/ELT Architect at zData Inc., I spend much of my time experimenting with new systems and technologies.  In the ever-changing landscape of data warehousing, it is my belief that data warehouses will continue to thrive and not fade away.   The challenges that...
SQL-on-Hadoop: The Paradox of Choice

SQL-on-Hadoop: The Paradox of Choice

Hadoop has been around for a little over 10 years now. It provides you a scale-out and cost-effective solution to store and process large amount of data – which we loosely refer to as “Big Data”. More enterprises are adopting Hadoop with an objective...
HDFS Heterogeneous Storage Model

HDFS Heterogeneous Storage Model

HDFS has proven to be a scalable, fault-tolerant and distributed storage solution which is quickly being adopted by various industries. The distributed storage along with the ability to scale-out in a linear way makes the entire Hadoop framework very cost...
The DB Hack – Ambari Delete or Remove Service

The DB Hack – Ambari Delete or Remove Service

In a previous post I discussed how you can Delete or Remove service from Ambari. The process involved the use of Ambari API to Delete or Remove the target service in question. In this article, we will dive into the other side of Ambari interface – the database....
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...
Remove or Delete Service from Ambari

Remove or Delete Service from Ambari

With Apache Ambari we can achieve ease of management and administration of Apache Hadoop clusters. But it has it’s own limitations for now. We are going to discuss one of its limitations here – Removing or Deleting a service. Apache Ambari Overview Apache...