F1:New RDBMS from Google!!

Google has published a paper on F1 – The Fault-Tolerant Distributed RDBMS Supporting Google’s Ad Business. F1 combines benefit of bigtable (concept from which hadoop is derived) and MySQL database. You can read about it at http://research.google.com/pubs/archive/38125.pdf

Oracle Direct connector for HDFS

Some time back oracle had announced Oracle Big Data appliance. Along with this Oracle released Big Data Connectors to facilitate data access between data stored in a Hadoop cluster and Oracle Database. I tried installing Oracle Direct Connector for HDFS (Hadoop distributed file system) and documenting steps below. To use Oracle Direct Connector we need to…