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March 14, 2016
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Top 3 articles for every Hadoop Developer

Another busy week on Hortonworks Community Connection, here is the hot content for this week (based on community activity and votes):

Top 3 articles this week: (or see the whole list here)

  1. Cheat Sheet and Tips for a Custom Install of Hortonworks Data Platform like a Pro Great article on the necessary steps to consider before undertaking a custom install. 
  2. Recommendations for Microsoft Azure HDP Deployment If you are considering deploying on Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure, these 12 steps will help you with your sizing requirements. 
  3. Hive on Tez Performance Tuning – Determining Reducer Counts This article provides 7 practical steps for Apache Hive Tez tuning.

Top 5 questions last week: (Or see the latest question here)

  1. What is the Hortonworks recommendation on Swap usage?
  2. how to handle null or empty scenarios in foreach in pigscript?
  3. What is Sort Merge Bucket (SMB) Join in Hive? When it is used?
  4. Can Flume be used with HBase? How?
  5. What is use of Flatten in Pig?

I would also like to highlight one of our top contributors: Geoffrey Shelton Okot, for making the reputation “Guru“. Congrats Geoffrey.

That’s all for this week. Please browse and join the conversation. 


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