Hadoop in 5 minutes

What is Hadoop really? Hadoop is an open source development project managed by Apache.  It is based on some technology originally written by Google.  There are multiple modules (code bases) available and all perform different tasks, but all focused on the primary directive of Hadoop, processing large volumes of data in a highly available environment. […]

The Benefits of Doing Nothing

The longer you stay in software, the more technologies you’ll likely see become commoditized. Things that once used to be quite difficult, specialized, and costly inevitably become simple, accessible, and cheap (if not free). Some examples of capabilities that have been commoditized might include: Antivirus CMS’ Source Control Advanced hosting/infrastructure (e.g. Geo-redundant storage, elastic computing,[…]