Hadoop – Key Consideration for Optimal Performance – setting up Mapper & Reducer (1)

Configuration File Name: mapred-site.xmlProperty Name(s)              :  mapreduce.tasktracker.map.tasks.maximum                                         (deprecated mapred.tasktracker.map.tasks.maximum)                                         mapreduce.tasktracker.reduce.tasks.maximum        […]

Essentials from Sony Hacks

Politics and juicy tidbits aside, there are essentials to be taken away from Sony hacking incident. From the information available in the public domain, it can be believed that the security protocol at Sony was astonishingly sloppy, breathtakingly stupid and downright imbecile (Example: passwords and private data saved in folders named enticingly conspicuous).However the sad […]

Big Data & The Bandwagon Mentality

There is a considerable hype around Big Data Strategy among consultants, IT leaders and executives. Some of them are genuine,  as the ability of the platform to unleash the opportunities beneath unstructured data, is well understood and strategised. There  are, as anywhere else, quite a few to cash-in on the trend  and  use it a […]