Hortonworks Sandbox 1.3 – Hadoop

For those looking to learn Hadoop, the easiest method I found for experimenting is the Hortonworks Sandbox.  It is an all in one Virtual Machine that you can use to learn Hadoop instead of spending your time on trying to install and configure a Hadoop cluster. I installed the VM on a 64 bit laptop … [Read more…]

What is Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a logical organization of the business and its supporting data, applications and IT infrastructure A typical architecture consists of diagrams that show how aspects of the business relate: EA aligns the following 4 areas: Business – Processes, Strategies, Organization Charts and Functions Information – Conceptual, Logical and Physical data models to … [Read more…]