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How Do You Host A Tech Meetup?

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By Evan Tsao, Software Engineer, Conductor. Visit the Conductor blog Nightlight. Working with cutting-edge technologies requires that you keep up to date with an ever-changing software landscape. At Conductor, we use Cloudera‘s distributed computing platform, with its powerful suite of management and diagnostic tools, to help us get the most out of our Hadoop cluster. Fortunately for us, Cloudera is…

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MapReduce and Spark

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About a week ago, I posted an article on Cloudera’s strategy on SQL in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. In the article, I argued that a special-purpose distributed query processing engine will perform better than one that translates work into a general-purpose MapReduce framework, even if MapReduce is improved to trim latency and improve throughput. Notwithstanding…

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