Author Archives: melanio reyes

Writing an ORC File Using Java

So, I saw this question sometime ago on Stack Overflow and I’ve been meaning to answer this for sometime.  The question: How to convert .txt / .csv file to ORC format. Below is a code sample of how to do it … Continue reading

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Embedded List of Records Using Avro Generic Record

I’m posting this here, because I know someone out there will be Googling how to do this like I was. I didn’t find much and ended up spending a lot of time reading through the Avro API and using my … Continue reading

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Blogging Confidential

A small goal of mine for 2014 was to write on my blog more.  And I was really enjoying it at the beginning of year, regularly posting every Thursday morning. But now, it’s March and my regular posting has slowed … Continue reading

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Dream Again

I’ve discussed previously how I listen to my dreams and try to discern what they are tell me. However, I’ve noticed a reoccurring theme that comes at least once a week these days.  Each dream is different, but it all … Continue reading

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Hadoop Streaming Confidential

Warning: This is a short tech article.  To my usual readers that come here to read my cute daddy-daughter stories, please feel free to skip this one. If you are working with hadoop streaming with python and see the following … Continue reading

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Piano Confidential

The family piano was the piano I grew up with.  When I was kid around middle school age, my piano playing progressed so much that it was obvious that playing on consumer keyboard wasn’t enough for me anymore.  My mother … Continue reading

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What Dreams May Come

One of the things my wife always found strange about me is that I always try to listen to my dreams.  If I strongly remember a dream after waking up, I try to gleam any useful information from them.  Often, … Continue reading

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