In this blog-post Bradford Stephens, Drawn To Scale's founder, answers a series of technical, business and personal questions to give an overview of what Drawn To Scale is and where it is going. Who are the founders? What is their background, technology and business model? How were they going to manage other people's big data? Can one tool fit the demands from a broad range of data challenges that different businesses are seeing?
In a few of my recent posts I have covered the ease of deploying clusters of Hadoop and Cassandra using Whirr. With Whirr you can simply write a
In this blog post I will introduce SQLShell and demonstrate, step-by-step, how to install it and start using it with MySQL. I will also reflect on the possibilites of using this with NoSQL technologies, such as HBase, MongoDB, Hive, CouchDB, Redis and Google BigQuery. SQLShell is a cross-platform, cross-database command-line tool for SQL, much like psql for PostgreSQL or the mysql command-line tool for MySQL.
In this post I will define what I believe to be the most important projects within the Apache Projects for building scalable web sites and generally managing large volumes of data.