Category Archives: coding

Talking the Talk

Not too long ago, I was on the train talking with one of my coworkers, Jayesh, and I saw him working on something. So, I asked him about it. He told me he submitted three different proposals for talks at … Continue reading

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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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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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Technologies I’ve worked with in 2013

These are the big things I can think of. Hadoop Ecosystem Hadoop HBase Writing Map/Reduce jobs in Pig Writing Map/Reduce jobs in Java Writing Map/Reduce jobs in Python using Hadoop Streaming Apache Flume Writing a custom Flume Sink Apache Avro More … Continue reading

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