Hadoop for the SQL Server DBA – Initial Challenges

I’ve been intrigued by the whole concept of Big Data lately, and have started actually presenting a couple of different sessions on it (one of which was accepted for PASS Summit 2014).  Seems only right that I should actually *gasp* blog about some of the concepts in order to firm up some of my explanations.  […]

August 13, 2014 · stuart · No Comments
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First few bites of the elephant: working with Hortonworks Hadoop

So a few weeks ago, I mentioned that I was starting to diversify my data interests in hopes of steering my career path a bit; I’ve built a home brewed server, and downloaded a copy of the Hortonworks Sandbox for Hadoop.  I’ve started working through a few tutorials, and thought I would share my experiences […]

February 24, 2014 · stuart · No Comments
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