Why Extended Attributes are Coming to HDFS

Extended attributes in HDFS will facilitate at-rest encryption for Project Rhino, but they have many other uses, too. Many mainstream Linux filesystems implement extended attributes, which let you associate metadata with a file or directory beyond common “fixed” attributes like filesize, ...

Can Super-Fast Apache Spark Light Up Hadoop?

it the Hadoop Swiss Army knife of cluster computing frameworks. The Apache Software Foundation just rolled out Apache Spark v1.0, which it's calling a "super-fast, open-source, large-scale Relevant Products/Services data Relevant Products/Services processing and advanced analytics Relevant Products/Services engine." That's a ...

Splunk Extends Analysis To NoSQL Databases

Splunk Enterprise gets multisite support, improved visualization. Hunk adds analysis for Accumulo, Cassandra, MongoDB, and Neo4j. Splunk keeps rolling along, well ahead of an open-source threat that some thought might flatten it. The company last week sprinted ahead yet again, introducing ...

Splunk’s Hunk 6.1enables faster analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores

Splunk Inc. announced  version 6.1 of Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores. Hunk 6.1 makes it even faster and easier to turn raw, unstructured data in Hadoop and NoSQL data stores into business insights. Accelerated reports in ...
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