Thomas Henson - Making Hadoop Simple

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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Isilon Quick Tips: Setting Up NFS Export in OneFS

Another Isilon Quick Tip, where I walk through setting up NFS export in OneFS. Setting up NFS exports is one of the baseline skills needed when working with OneFS.   NFS or Network File System is a protocol that allows file based access in a…

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Isilon Quick Tips: Setting Up SmartQuotas in OneFS

Learn how to setup SmartQuotas with this Isilon Quick tips Episode. Transcript Hello and welcome back to another episode of Isilon quick tips today I want to talk about SmartQuotas. Smartquotas gives you the ability to set quotas on how much data is certain directories users or groups can go…

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How I Failed Using the Pig Subtract Function

It all started with me trying to learn to use the Pig Subtract Function for my Pig Eval Series. It will be fairly straight forward, use this function to compare two data sets Hadoop right? Well it didn’t exactly workout as planned. Pig’s Subtract Function did…

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The Phoenix Project Book Review

Where do I start with DevOps? Working in IT Operations is hard like really hard. Most of you who have been doing for years already know this. Technical debt seems to pile up and you are constantly being asked to more with less. Most companies are…

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Hadoop from the Command Line

Moving data around in Hadoop is easy when using the Hue interface but when it comes to learning to do this from the command line it gets hard. In my Pluralsight course HDFS Getting Started you can get up to speed on moving data around from…

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