Cloud Big Data: All Articles


- Getting Started -

When you're creating new Rackspace cloud resources it's important to understand what a region is and how to use regions effectively. What is a Region? A region is a collection of one or more data centers with a low latency,...
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Apache

Cluster A group of servers (nodes). In Cloud Big Data, the servers are virtual.HDFS The Apache Hadoop Distributed File System. This is the default file system used in Cloud Big Data.MapReduce A framework for performing...
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After you have successfully created a new Cloud Big Data cluster, you need to get your data into the cluster so that you can put Hadoop to work. You can use many methods to accomplish this, but the method that you choose will...
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The Rackspace Cloud Big Data Platform provides a scalable, robust, and complete Hadoop cluster within a few clicks. All Cloud Big Data deployments are backed by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Using HDP enables Cloud Big Data to...
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Rackspace Cloud Big Data Platform is a new public cloud offering leveraging the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and OpenStack. Users can quickly deploy a full HDP stack and scale the solution simply by adding new nodes on the...
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All accounts, by default, have a preconfigured set of thresholds (or limits) to manage capacity and prevent abuse of the system. The system recognizes rate limits and absolute limits. Rate limits are thresholds that are reset...
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Programming

Ruby Version Manager (RVM) is a command-line tool that enables you to easily install, manage, and work with multiple Ruby environments. RVM includes the Ruby interpreter and RubyGems to enable users to work on projects with...
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