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A gentle introduction to Apache Spark

General Q/A:

1. What is Apache Spark?

- A open source and powerful data processing engine.

- Complement (or even replace) its pioneer counterpart – Hadoop in the future due to much better performance. 1,063 more words

Apache Spark

Rising Phoenix

Illumination of that tiny flame within


burning bright inside

burning down what was

burning away what can no longer be

rising from the fire gently

to take flight.



Sometimes it’s right in front of us. Sometimes we have to search. It’s nearly always there – something to appreciate and be thankful for.

When we see it, and it’s obvious to us…those are some nice moments. 118 more words


Hadoop Cluster on VMware ESX server with Ambari and Spark

I am sure some of us wanted to experience Hadoop in a true cluster, not just limiting to a pseudo cluster (aka, single node).  I played a bit with other distributions in the past, including PHD and CDH. 322 more words


We are intrepid

I hate when people refer to themselves as broken.

” I had an unfit childhood, so I’m pretty broken as a person”…. It’s bullshit. You’re using your past as an excuse to be an asshole in the present. 554 more words