Datascape podcast episode 10 – getting transactional with Hadoop

In this episode we discuss using Hadoop as the data store for a public facing, web based application. We talk about some of the challenges and how they were overcome.

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Blazing Disk IO with Java

It’s well known that mmap helps to improve performance in particular use-cases (especially if your working set fits an available memory). This doesn’t mean that the file itself has to fit memory. mmaps provides real benefits over the other IO…

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Datascape podcast episode 3 – all about data lakes with Danil Zburivsky

I started hearing the term ‘data lake’ a few years ago but didn’t pay a ton of attention to it. Today, the term’s still around and so is the hype. According to this article on Wikipedia the term is poorly…

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Monitor Cassandra using Zabbix

Find out the detailed steps to set up a monitoring framework to monitor Cassandra cluster metrics through Zabbix.

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SQL On The Edge #11 – Azure data lake fundamentals

Warner Chaves, Principal Consultant at Pythian and Microsoft MVP explores and explains the basic fundamentals of Azure Data Lake.

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GoldenGate 12.2 big data adapters: part 5 – MongoDB

In part five of his series on GoldenGate 12.2 Big Data Adapters, Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, tests the Oracle GoldenGate Adapter for MongoDB taken from the Oracle Data Integration project.

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Fun with Hadoop

Rohan Bhagat, Systems Administrator at Pythian, details his findings and experiences after deploying his own Hadoop cluster.

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GoldenGate 12.2 big data adapters: part 4 – HBASE

In part three of his series on GoldenGate 12.2 Big Data Adapters, Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, examines the HBASE adapter.

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Enter the exadata X6

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database Expert and Oracle ACE, shares his enthusiasm for Exadata, and discusses some of the features of Oracle X6.

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GoldenGate 12.2 big data adapters: part 3 – Kafka

In part three of his series on GoldenGate 12.2 Big Data Adapters, Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, tries out the Kafka adapter.

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