Tag Archives: Hortonworks

Recovering your HDP 2.6.1 Sandbox on VirtualBox after a restart

If you’ve worked with the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.x sandbox of later versions in VirtualBox and made it shutdown rather vigorously, you might have noticed that you won’t get past this startup screen when you try to start it up … Continue reading

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Certifying as HDP Certified Administrator

Let’s talk about certification. The thing by which you try to show potential employers and customers that you actually know what you are doing at work. My only experience up to last Tuesday with IT product-related certifications was with Oracle’s … 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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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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