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Cheapest Kubernetes cluster using Raspberry-pi

Introduction: Kubernetes is a container orchestration tool, opinionated. Built by the guys from Google (CoreOS, and Apache Mesos contributed too). Building a robust architecture for any service is crucial, with the rise of the micro-services and the need to scale and be fault tolerant, using containers is the way to go. Isolating concernes, each service runs on its on […]

JavaScript task runners: Gulp vs Grunt ?

To kick this off, let’s first define a Javascript task runner. The less work you have to do when performing repetitive tasks like minification, compilation, unit testing, uglifying, etc, the easier your job becomes. After you’ve configured it, a task runner can do most of that mundane work for you—and your team—with basically zero effort. […]

Hadoop: Hive vs Pig

When should you use Pig Latin and when should you use Hive? Depending on where you work, you may need to simply use whatever standards your company has established. For example, Hive is commonly used at Facebook for analytical purposes. Facebook promotes the Hive language and their employees frequently speak about Hive at Big Data […]