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, ...

VMware Updates Big Data Extensions with Hadoop 2 Support

VMware Inc. updated its Big Data Extensions (BDE) for its vSphere virtualization platform, including support for Hadoop 2. BDE's set of integrated management tools -- built into vSphere -- help organizations deploy, run and manage Hadoop. With BDE, vSphere users can ...

How to Run a Simple Apache Spark App in CDH 5

Getting started with Spark (now shipping inside CDH 5) is easy using this simple example. Apache Spark is a general-purpose, cluster computing framework that, like MapReduce in Apache Hadoop, offers powerful abstractions for processing large datasets. For various reasons pertaining to ...
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