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Evan Conkle
Evan is a Senior Enterprise Application Developer in the computer gaming industry. From application scaling to Hadoop, he masters complex data problems. He is also the founder of HadoopLogic.com.

Distributed Apache Flume Setup With an HDFS Sink


I have recently spent a few days getting up to speed with Flume, Cloudera‘s distributed log offering. If you haven’t seen this and deal with lots of logs, you are definitely missing out on a fantastic project. I’m not going to spend time talking about it because you can read more about it in the users guide or in the ...

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Install Cloudera Manager 3.7.5 Free Edition


I recently installed Cloudera Manager Free Edition on my test cluster. I ran into a few problems during install so hopefully this will help you with your troubles.Cloudera Manager Free Edition will build and configure your single or multi-node CDH cluster and help you manage future changes to it. This software is free to use for up to 50 nodes ...

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Intro to Chef


Chef is an incredible tool, but despite its beginnings in 2008/2009 it still lacks an effective quick start, or even an official “hello world” – so it takes too long to really get started as you desperately search for tutorials/examples/use cases. The existing quick starts or tutorials take too long and fail to explain the scope or what Chef is ...

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