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Tyler Mitchell
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Diving into #NoSQL from the SQL Empire - topics and code sample... #couchbase

With my recent move to working for Couchbase I’ve also made the leap from Big Data & SQL Analytics to NoSQL and document databases.  I’m going to ease into blogging more about it here (and in my channel on the corporate blog) so for the first step let’s…
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VID: Solving Performance Problems on #Hadoop - Moving #analytics into production #HS16SJ

The full video of my talk from Hadoop Summit (San Jose, June 28, 2016) is now available.  In this talk I cover performance considerations when moving analytic workloads into production.  I even give away the game changing secret sauce for extreme…

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VID: Solving Performance Problems on #Hadoop - Moving #analytics into production #HS16SJ

The full video of my talk from Hadoop Summit (San Jose, June 28, 2016) is now available.  In this talk I cover performance considerations when moving analytic workloads into production.  I even give away the game changing secret sauce for extreme…
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Making Stellar/Star Data #Maps In #QGIS #astronomy

I have a latent interest in stargazing but haven’t done much about it for a long time until the past weekend when I had a bit of time and wondered if I could create a star map using QGIS. I found a couple tutorials and stackexchange questions that…
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Storing #Apache #Zeppelin Notebooks in #AWS S3 Buckets - #analytics #bigdata #spark

Zeppelin has the option to change the storage options of its notebook system to allow you to use AWS S3.  I’m not sure how long this has been around but I know it isn’t particularly new. However, I wanted to make a note of it as more users of cluster…
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#VirtualBox extension pack update on #OSX - fixing it when auto update fails

Update the VM extension pack on OS X for improved performance and features.  But when the auto update fails you likely have to manually remove current packs and then reinitiate the installation process or do it manually.  This very short video shows you…
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Zeppelin Notebook Quickstart on OSX v0.5.6 #scala #python #spark

This is a follow-up to my post from last year Apache Zeppelin on OSX – Ultra Quick Start but without building from source.  Today I tested the latest version of Zeppelin (0.5.6) and, using their distributed binaries, was instantly able to launch Zeppelin…
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Trick serving a hillshade image from GeoServer when it skews and adds value=0

I had the perfect hillshade raster ready to throw on top of my web map, I had previewed it in QGIS and the colour stretching and values looked fine. I then loaded it into GeoServer and it looked great in the OpenLayers Layer Preview window as well.…
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Serverspec is a Ruby-based system that can run Rspec formatted tests against a host.  It can check for a long list of system details and status such as total memory, CPU count, running services, and more, including custom shell callouts.  It compares the…
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