What happens if you configure a Hadoop-centric scalable big data infrastructure running on the Amazon EC2 cloud, that's programmed to perform some very basic processing on delimited ASCII data records (about 30 characters in each record), and you feed it a single data record? How quickly do you think that massively powerful system would process that teensy, trivial input data set? Milliseconds?...
on Sep 26, 2013
I introduced myself to Konstantin Shvachko after hearing him speak in the Duke's Choice Awards BOF session at JavaOne 2012 (Hadoop was a 2012 award winner). Konstantin happened to be sitting right next to me in the audience, so before we exited the session, I asked him if we could arrange a chat before JavaOne ended.
You've probably heard of Hadoop, but a great many likely don't know much...
on Dec 16, 2012
Java Champion Alan Williamson posted "A Simple Java class for Amazon SimpleSQS": "With such a beautiful service such as the Amazon Simple Queue Service, it shouldn't be wrapped up with a lot of complicated layers of classes for utilizing. That is why I developed the simple POJO, single class method for utilising Amazon SQS from within Java..."
on Aug 31, 2009
The Enterprise Architectures for Java EE Weighting Survey ends this Friday, June 25. Kate Jones of Oracle recently talked about the survey and its purpose:
We are looking to make improvements to our Java Enterprise Architect course and certification to support Java EE 6. The result of this survey will allow us to better align our Java EE architect course and certification with the role of the...
on Jun 23, 2010