As I’m building a new startup I’ve been installing several Macbooks and helping engineers on their own setup, of course, we all have our kinks on configuring our machines but there is a base that would be nice to share and keep as standard as possible. Those are my (hopefully sane) defaults. Continue Reading »
Compartimos nuestra experiencia migrando de 100+ VMs a un cluster de Docker Swarm, los componentes y prácticas que brindaron estabilidad, control y cuales son nuestro planes futuros basado en ese aprendizaje. Continue Reading »
If you never heard about Jupyter Notebook, I highly recommend you to check it out. It have been my primary platform to build reports and data driven case studies. On this post I’d like to show how I create a simple and isolated environment with a Bash script and Docker to run JupyterLab.
Recently Jupyter Notebook received a major overhauling and become JupyterLab - currently in beta, but the new platform looks fresh and very powerful. Continue Reading »
Recently we had to move a full Cassandra backup to another cluster of machines (another Datacenter on Cassandra’s jargon). Although it can be achieved using DC replication we opted for a more conservative approach and not change production configurations neither increase its load due data streaming. This post is quick comparison to find out which tool would perform better for copying a large directory tree locally.
The Data One of our Cassandra’s clusters contains 12 nodes, each node has 532Gb of data distributed among 1,753,200 files (the /var/lib/cassandra folder). Continue Reading »
La última semana tuve la oportunidad de contar la experiencia de Socialmetrix instalando y configurando clusters de Datastax Analytics en Azure.
Datastax brinda una solución comercial en un bundle, conteniendo Cassandra, Spark y Solr integrados. Las charlas se dieron en Argentina Big Data Meetup. Hosted by Jampp y el Nardoz Meetup. Hosted by Medallia Continue Reading »
We run several processes that may take hours to complete and it is nice to be notified on a Slack channel when those processes finishes correctly. Using the Slack’s Incoming Webhooks API, a small bash script and a couple of tricks it is really simple! Continue Reading »