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Calgary care homes change practices following scalding death - Is it enough?

CALGARY – The fatality inquiry into the death of David Holmes continued Wednesday with the former senior director of the facility taking the stand.

Joanne Hart Sweazey talked about changes that have been made since Holmes’ death in November of 2011. 159 more words


Counters using Cascading Flow Listeners in Scalding

As of now, Scalding doesn’t provide full support for counters – you will find a few pull requests and the Stats class, nothing more. This will probably change in the future, until then, I found using Cascading FlowListeners for counters was the most convenient solution. 185 more words

Takeaways from a lesson on distributed computing

I sat down with an engineer to begin to get a better understanding of distributed computing, Hadoop, and clustering and here are some of the takeaways – I hope this is helpful for non-techies in explaining what Hadoop is used for and why we need. 277 more words

Hadoop Distributed File System