Category Archives: Network Technology

Greenplum 4.1 Community Edition mapreduce demo problem and fix

The Greenplum 4.1 Community Edition comes with a mapreduce demo that has two parts. Part 1 uses the perl language and it parses multiple apache access_log files Part 2 uses the python language and does a word count in the … Continue reading

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Greenplum 4.1 Community Edition VM – Getting it to work

I have recently been playing with the Greenplum 4.1 Community Edition VM available from Greenplum.  EMC has an internal initiative to make all of its “demo’s” as VM’s and I generally agree with this.  I would say that make the … Continue reading

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Greenplum 4.1 Community Edition on Parallels Desktop

Greenplum released Community Edition 4.1 which is a great free VM appliance you can run to get your feet wet with Greenplum and gain an understanding of what it can offer.  Unfortunately it was only released to work on VMware … Continue reading

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EMC Cloud Architect – ITaaS Expert Achieved!

My journey to Cloud Architect ITaaS Expert has taken longer than many of my other EMC Certifications.  After all, it is an Expert level EMC certification and to that point my first.  I was one of the first people outside … Continue reading

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Cisco MDS and Brocade Interop Issues with Per VC Flow Control

One issue to be mindful of when configuring Cisco MDS switches with Brocade switches is that Brocades Per VC Flow Control must be disabled.  Cisco MDS 9000 switches do not support Brocades Per VC Flow Control.  The flow control will … Continue reading

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