Virtualizing Hadoop with NAS 3

Virtualizing Hadoop with NAS
A recent question in the Hortonworks Community ¬†mentioned someone using Hadoop in a virtualized environment with EMC’s Isilon NAS (Network Attached Storage). While this may be a valid use case for some anyone who is looking at Hadoop as more than small number crunching cluster(s) will have to reflect on this approach. Here are some ... read more →

Lambda Architecture: Achieving Velocity and Volume with Big Data 4

Lambda Architecture: Achieving Velocity and Volume with Big Data
Big data architecture paradigms are commonly separated into two (supposedly) diametrical models, the more traditional batch and the (near) real-time processing. The most popular technologies representing the two are Hadoop with MapReduce¬†and Storm. However, a hybrid solution, the Lambda Architecture, challenges the idea that these approaches have to exclude each other. The Lambda Architecture combines ... read more →