IT Management and Cloud Blog


Cloud Cafe #38 Haddop and Cascading With Flightcaster

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

This is a great podcast with Bradford Cross a senior architect with Flightcaster.  He has been working with Flightcast for three months and wait to you hear the really cool stuff he has done with “Big Data”. Here is a list of the topics and technologies we discuss in this podcast: Freaking Flight Dealys Rails [...]

Hadoop and Cascading – AJUG – 07/21/09

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Sorry for the shaken hand-held production. My tripod broke… Look at it this way Content is King and Chris Curtin’s content was brilliant.

Big 4 Little 4 – Private Clouds

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

As lists go, here goes… Big 4 IBM Blue Cloud IBM’s latest announcement, IMHO, finally puts them on the map as far as private cloud infrastructures go. I still believe they have a long way to go, but they have a very powerful infrastructure with their Cloudburst architecture backed by TSAM, ITPM, and ITM. VMware [...]

Cloudera’s Distribution for Hadoop

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Looks like the Cloudera boys have come out of stealth mode… Here is a list of features of the Cloudera distribution of Hadoop: RPM Deployment – Never again wonder which files go in which directories and if your component versions are compatible. RPM was designed for this. In addition to Hadoop, we have RPMs for [...]

Cloud Droplet #70 – If the sky should tumble and fall

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Drop #70 Cloudera Raises 5M Mosso and PCI Heterogeneous computing Accelereyes 37 Countries 1 song Listen Here…