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New Video Series: Isilon Quick Tips

How can I protect my data in HDFS? What is Isilon and how does it work with HDFS? In the coming post I will explain how Isilon makes Hadoop so much easier to manage. First I thought I’d cover the basics on Isilon in my Isilon Quick…

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Splunking on Hadoop with Hunk (Preview)

Splunking on Hadoop with Hunk So I’ve seen a lot of people asking what does your Pluralsight: Analyzing Machine Data with Splunk course cover. Well, for starters it covers a ton about starting out in Splunk. Admins and Developers will quickly setup a Splunk development environment then…

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SPL Commands in Splunk

Recently I released my 3rd Pluralsight course “Analyzing Machine Data with Splunk”, this course covers the basics of setting Splunk in your environment. One of the topics covered is Splunk Processing Language (SPL). Unstructured data is doubling every 2 years which makes it a great…

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Isilon Quick Tips: SyncIQ Deep Dive

OneFS offers many options to customize replication policies using SyncIQ. In this episode of Isilon Quick Tips we walk through those options in deep dive into SyncIQ.   Transcript hello and welcome back to another episode of ISILON on quick tips today we’re going to talk…

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Ultimate Big Data Podcast List

My Ultimate Agile Podcast blog post was such a hit I though it only appropriate to do one for Big Data. Who doesn’t need to data geek out when in the car, plane, train, or treadmill? Listening to podcast is one of the easiest ways…

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Top 4 Places to Find Big Data

  Finding data data for testing in your own Hadoop projects doesn’t have to be hard! There are many place to find free data sets for running in your development environments. Checkout this video to find out my Top 4 places to find Big Data….

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Schema On Read vs. Schema On Write Explained

What’s the difference between Schema on read vs. Schema on write? How did Schema on read shift the way data is stored? Since the inception of Relational Databases in the 70’s, schema on write has be the defacto procedure for storing data to be analyzed. However…

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Isilon Quick Tips: Change Password in OneFS 8.0

Transcript How to change the password in OneFS 8.0 . Alright . oh so we’ll start here are management console want to navigate to the access tab and then the memberships in roles once when our memberships and rolls we can select a provider to change…

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Analyzing Machine Data with Splunk

My newest Pluralsight course has just released Analyzing Machine Data with Splunk. It might appear as a step outside of the Hadoop ecosystem but read on to find out how it actually ties back. The past 6 months I’ve taken a deep dive into the…

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Isilon Quick Tips: Setting Up One Time Sync in Isilon’s OneFS

Setting Up One Time Sync in Isilon’s OneFS Transcript Ever wanted to set up a SyncIQ job and OneFS? Well follow along in this tutorial here we are in our production cluster you can see that we have the name hints and cluster for this…

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