Big Data Extensions v2.2 Released

VMware released the latest version of Big Data Extensions during Hadoop Summit on June 4, 2015. Included in the release notes, there are two features that have me really excited for this version. Resize Hadoop Clusters on Demand.¬†You can reduce the number of virtual machines in a running Hadoop cluster, allowing you to manage resources in your VMware ESXi and […]

Hadoop Summit 2014 Recap

Having recently returned from Hadoop Summit 2014 in San Jose, I wanted to take some time to jot down my thoughts on the sessions. I primarily focused on the sessions that revolved around operational management of Hadoop to see how other companies are tackling the same problems I am facing. It is comforting to know that I am not alone […]