Monthly Archives: May 2017

Building HDP 2.6 on AWS, Part 2: the master nodes

This is part 2 in a series on how to build a Hortonworks Data Platform 2.6 cluster on AWS. In part 1 we created an edge node where we will later install Ambari Server. The next step is creating the … Continue reading

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Building HDP 2.6 on AWS, Part 1: the edge node

Installing Hortonworks Data Platform 2.6 on Amazon Web Services (Amazon’s cloud platform), how hard could it be? It’s click, click, next, next, confirm, right? Well-lll, not quite. Especially if HDP or AWS is new to you. There are many steps … Continue reading

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Quickly start of the Nifi crash course

As I said last in my last blogpost, I have followed the Apache NiFi crash course that Hortonworks provides. Now the tutorial describes several different scenarios and options and you have to read through that to find which you want. … Continue reading

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The new product anxiety cycle

Am I the only one who has this? Let me know. Phase 1: Discovery of New Product Suddenly everybody talks about New Product. It’s said it changes everything. Articles about New Product appear on Hacker News for weeks. Then colleagues … Continue reading

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My first experiences with Apache NiFi

There are a lot of data-related Apache products out there and it’s hard to keep up with all of them. There are several products to stream or flow data (what’s the difference?). Like Kafka, Storm, Flink and NiFi. Yes, all … Continue reading

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