Category Archives: Learning Big Data

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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How to learn Big Data

“How do you got in Big Data?”, is a question that people asked me a couple of times now. So let me give that answer in a blogpost as well. I’ve used eight sources of Big Data related knowledge and … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new blog

After 20 years of working with Oracle products, I decided to make a new step: to become a data engineer. And that is just one term of the Big Data jargon I’m about to learn. It is my intention to … Continue reading

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