Hadoop, Java, Terracotta

BigMemory 4.0 technical overview

For those out there who are working with huge data sets (from gigabytes to terabytes), BigMemory is a product worth to consider, as it allows your java application to handle large volumes of data in memory. Meaning that you get fast access to your data. Version 4.0 is out since a few days, let's have a… Continue reading BigMemory 4.0 technical overview

Hadoop, Java

Confused about Map/Reduce?

I was working on some Hadoop stuff recently, and as a total beginner, I found that the Map/Reduce concept was not easy to understand, despite the huge number of tutorials. The Wordcount example is the 'Hello World' of Hadoop, but when I prepared a small presentation for my team, I realized it was not clear… Continue reading Confused about Map/Reduce?