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Apache Hadoop YARN: A Brief History and Rationale
This chapter provides a historical account of why and how Apache Hadoop YARN came about.
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By Arun C. Murthy, Doug Eadline, Jeff Markham, Joseph Niemiec, Vinod Kumar VavilapalliMar 24, 2014
Michael ManoochehriData Just Right Video Tutorials: How to Use Hadoop, Hive, Shark, R, Apache Pig, Mahout, and Google BigQuery
Michael Manoochehri provides viewers with an introduction to implementing practical solutions for common data problems. This excerpt from Data Just Right LiveLessonscontains three sample videos: 1. Loading Data into Hive, 2. Writing a Multistep MapReduce Job Using the mrjob Python Library, and 3. Using the Pandas Library for Analyzing Time Series Data.
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By Michael ManoochehriFeb 26, 2014
Designing Networks and Services in the Cloud
This chapter explores the role of the network in enabling the success of business-grade cloud services - moving to the cloud and encouraging the adoption of cloud services by enterprises as well as monetizing those network investments.
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By Muhammad Abid, Sudhir Modali, Huseni SaboowalaJul 12, 2013
Drupal Themes Explained
In this chapter, learn how to change your Drupal theme and change your site’s design and layout. You'll also learn how to distinguish between the administrative theme and the site theme, install a theme from Drupal.org, turn on and setup a theme, and configure a theme that utilizes modules to provide features.
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By Stephen BurgeMar 21, 2013

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Emily NaveThe IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [7/25/14]

With today's "connected life" running 24/7, we recognize it's hard to keep up with all your favorite websites and tech resources. The IT List is here to help you cut through the noise. Check back each Friday for a quick digest of articles, resources, promotions, and other goodies worth a first or second look on InformIT.

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By Emily NaveCommentsJuly 25, 2014
Topics: Home & Office Computing,Information Technology,Software Development & Management,Programming,Open Source,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Networking,Engineering,Web Development,Certification,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Security,Hardware,Operating Systems, Server,Process Improvement,Business & Management
Brad YaleWhy Open Source Matters: Musings from OSCON

With OSCON taking place in Oregon from 7/20/2014 – 7/24/2014, the Open Source community will come together to discuss everything new in the Open Source world. From OSS to Java, Python to PHP, Cloud Computing to Perl and emerging programming languages to mobile platforms, the Open Source community has a lot to chat about.

This said, I wanted to take the time to discuss why the Open Source initiative matters by highlighting a few key elements of the protocol which help to make it so powerful.

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By Brad YaleCommentsJuly 22, 2014
Topics: Other Applications,Home & Office Computing,Python,MySQL,PHP,Information Technology,Python,Programming,Open Source,Ruby/Ruby on Rails,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Perl,Web Development,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Perl,Android,Ajax & JavaScript,Linux/UNIX/Open Source,PHP,Linux/UNIX/Open Source Operating Systems,HTML5 & Web Standards,Operating Systems, Server
Emily NaveThe IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [7/11/14]

With today's "connected life" running 24/7, we recognize it's hard to keep up with all your favorite websites and tech resources. The IT List is here to help you cut through the noise. Check back each Friday for a quick digest of articles, resources, promotions, and other goodies worth a first or second look on InformIT.

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By Emily NaveCommentsJuly 11, 2014
Topics: Home & Office Computing,Information Technology,Software Development & Management,Programming,Open Source,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Networking,Engineering,Web Development,Certification,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Security,Hardware,Process Improvement,Business & Management
Brad YaleAmerica the Crumbling: The Case for Greater Internet Access, Broadband and Lower Pricing

I love the World Cup. I hate Verizon. The combination of Messi, Muller, Robin van Persie and Clint Dempsey matched with the slow lag prone streaming quality of the ESPN Watch App got me thinking about the horrible state of the American Internet. Make no mistake about it, the American Internet infrastructure is crumbling. Here's why the American Internet is so bad and how we can fix it. 

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By Brad YaleCommentsJuly 10, 2014
Topics: Upgrading & Repairing,Information Technology,Web Services,Networking,Engineering,Data,Global Business,Hardware,Communications Engineering,Cloud Computing,Business & Management

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