Windows Azure Community Israel – Here We Go…

6 ביוני 2012

A while ago I posted about my busy June, speaking in two major conferences NDC Oslo (I’m actually posting this from Oslo right now) and QCon New-York. Well June just got even more special for me. On the 25th we are kicking off the Israeli Windows Azure Community that is being managed by Gal Kogman and yours truly. The community is going to meet every month on Monday of the forth week, in ILDC hertzelia. This community is special for me. I’ve been working for a while now to create a home for Windows Azure developers in Israel...

Hadoop on Azure – Creating and Running a simple Java MapReduce

4 ביוני 2012

Apache Hadoop has a variety of APIs for developing MapReduce applications: you can use the streaming API to create MapReduce applications with almost any programming language, Hadoop pipes adds native support for C++ applications and Hadoop on Azure provides it’s IsotopeJS library for creating JavaScript MapReduce jobs. You can also use a variety of higher-level abstractions and libraries such as Pig and Hive. With that said and done, it is also useful to know how to develop MapReduce applications using Hadoop’s most natural and primal Java API. This API allows you to develop richer, more powerful MapReduce apps and...
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