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Game Time, Baby! 1
I am a software engineer in Silicon Valley.
My interests include distributed computing, data mining, programming, data visualization, and the social web.
One of YARN's exciting new features is its support for Cgroups in YARN containers. This post shows how to setup and use Cgroups with YARN 2.0.5-alpha.
After a long drought, some tech companies in the Valley (and abroad) are opting to file for IPOs. Meanwhile, goliaths like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are scooping up smaller startups in acquisitions. I thought it might be worth sharing some things that are worth knowing if you work in the valley.
On Friday, I presented, "Building Applications on YARN," at the Apache YARN meet-up at Hortonworks. This post contains my slides, as well as notes about the meet-up.
Kafka consumers have a somewhat nuanced memory footprint due to buffering. I'll go over memory tuning for consumers to prevent out of memory exceptions.
One of my side projects ("Game Time, Baby!":http://getgametimebaby.com) required a way to programmatically load realtime live sports scores and schedules via an API. This page contains a rundown of the various options and services available.
A common requirement when writing Bash scripts in Linux is to kill all a process and all of its child that were spawned. This tutorial describes various methods to prevent orphaned subprocesses.
It is sometimes difficult for SQL users to learn Pig because their mind is used to working in SQL. In this tutorial, examples of various SQL statements are shown, and then translated into Pig statements.
This example outlines how to get GPS working on a real BlackBerry Storm using Verizon Wireless with GPS and data services enabled.