Hadoop 101

I am glad to announce Vancouver HUG's first meetup. What's a better way to start our first meetup with a topic: "Hadoop 101"?

Our speaker, Jeff Lord, has been a Customer Operations Engineer at Cloudera for the past year. Prior to that he was responsible for the architecture and administration of multiple production Hadoop and HBase clusters that were used primarily for analytics and targeted recommendations by a mobile analytics and search provider in Seattle. Jeff is a contributor to the Apache Flume project and spends more than a good part of his waking hours helping developers and administrators get past their Hadoop obstacles.

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  • Taizo N.

    Hi there,
    I could run "Word Count" using VMware image here.
    https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Cloudera%27s+Hadoop+Demo+VM+for+CDH4

    At first, I got error in calling hadoop function after booting the virtual machine.
    Rebooting the virtual machine may change the situation.
    I couldn't figure out what the problem was.
    Do I have to wait longer after log-in the virtual machine?

    February 22, 2013

  • Dan M.

    Regarding pronunciation of "mahout": \mə-ˈhau̇t\

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mahout

    February 21, 2013

  • Ambles K.

    It was a great 1st meetup. The topic and the presented material provided us a great foundation for the group to further pursue on areas of interest. I have happy to see folks networking among themselves.

    February 21, 2013

  • Ambles K.

    Hello all, thank you very much for coming out last night. It was a good and engaging crowd. Thank you Jeff for leading our session. It was a great Hadoop overview. I look forward to seeing you in the next meet up. The next meetup will be in mid-late March.

    February 21, 2013

  • Taizo N.

    Thank you for a great session.

    February 20, 2013

  • George C.

    Thanks Ambles and Mike for a great session. Good to see what's happening in the Vancouver area.

    February 20, 2013

  • Ranko P.

    Something urgent came up - can't come tonight but want to stay on the list!

    February 20, 2013

  • Nathan W.

    Unfortunately can't make it today. Hope someone else can take advantage of my spot!! Have a good evening

    February 20, 2013

  • Karl S.

    I'm the lead programmer for a startup, and I'm very interested in Big Data - curious what lessons I can apply to our first product: PlayRank Basketball!

    February 14, 2013

  • Taizo N.

    Let's Hadoop!

    January 25, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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