Category Archives: Software Market Demands

Running HDFS on an Ubuntu Cluster Hosted by VirtualBox

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Running Elasticsearch on a Virtualbox Cluster

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An Introduction to Apache Spark

I’ve prepared a short presentation on Apache Spark. I presented it yesterday morning. Just wanted to share it here as well.

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Trying Big-Data frameworks on your PC

As the first part of a 4 sessions workshop on distributed data processing, I will be speaking about setting up a Linux cluster on your PC.   Distributed Data Processing Workshop – SBU from Amir Sedighi

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Elasticsearch Daily Indexing On Old Fashion Spinning Disks

I believe that, if it takes long, something is wrong. Regarding this minimalistic approach I’ve resolved something for one of my clients recently. There was a single node with an Elasticsearch instance running on. I had to keep it as … Continue reading

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Software is Capturing Us

Seems things in the Software Development business are really getting easy ever. Sometimes minor modifications make major improvements. Today Software Development contains a bunch of pretty interesting languages, frameworks and tools. Human had never ever a toy set like this. … Continue reading

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Wrapping a Big Data warehouse platform by Spring/REST

Three months ago, my client just asked me to provide them a Hadoop based data warehouse platform. They had the experience of OLAP things and RDBMSs. Meantime they were working on a JavaScript based data visualizer.  The notified that they … Continue reading

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Android Studio

I had a busy time during past months. Immigrating from Tehran to Toronto which was containing multiple relocating to different places was just a part of the story. Meantime I made a three months contract to join a small startup … Continue reading

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Erlang Philosophy

Mike Williams, one of the three inventors of Erlang quoted the following as Erlang Philosophy: Find the right methods/Design by Prototyping. It is not good enough to have ideas, you must also be able to implement them and know [how|that] … Continue reading

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An Item-Based Recommender Engine and Business Challenges

This is four weeks that a recommender engine I’ve developed based on Apache Mahout, is under pressure by real users and testing scenarios. During the time I’ve collected a number of business requirements notified there are some business demands that … Continue reading

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