Big Data – All Abuzz About Hive at #SQLPASS Summit 2012

Big Data – All Abuzz About HiveSmall Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM I hope to see you at the #SQLPASS Summit 2012 this week! There are many reasons people come to the PASS Summit – SQL friends, SQL family, networking, great content in 190 sessions, the SQL clinic, the product team, CSS,…

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Load SQL Server BCP Data to Hive

Load SQL Server BCP Data to Hive Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM As you start learning more about Hadoop you may want to take a look at how the same data and queries work for SQL Server and for Hadoop. There are various ways to do this. For now I’ll show…

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What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive?

What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive? Why it Matters for SQL Server Peeps Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM   On September 20, 2012 we have another 24 Hours of PASS event! This PASS Summit Preview will give you a taste of what is coming at this year’s PASS Summit….

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How to Install the PowerShell Cmdlets for Apache™ Hadoop™-based Services for Windows

How to Install the PowerShell Cmdlets for Apache™ Hadoop™-based Services for Windows Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM   UPDATED JUNE 2013 – The very early version of PowerShell cmdlets I discussed below have been replaced – see Managing Your HDInsight Cluster with PowerShell http://blogs.msdn.com/b/carlnol/archive/2013/06/07/managing-your-hdinsight-cluster-with-powershell.aspx We have a cool new addition to Microsoft’s…

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Hadoop Hive Error: Could not connect client socket, timed_out

Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM With the Hadoop on Azure CTP, when you create a Hadoop cluster it expires after a few days to free up the resources for other CTP users. Therefore each time I do a demo or test I am likely to create a new Hadoop cluster. There…

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Load Data from the Azure DataMarket to Hadoop on Azure – Small Bites of Big Data

Load Data from the Azure DataMarket to Hadoop on Azure Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM UPDATED Jun 2013: HadoopOnAzure CTP has been replaced by HDInsight Preview which has a different interface and different functionality. Getting Started with Windows Azure HDInsight Service http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/services/hdinsight/get-started-hdinsight/  The first step in analyzing data is acquiring that…

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24HOP/SQLRally – Fitting Microsoft Hadoop Into Your Enterprise BI Strategy

24HOP/SQLRally – Fitting Microsoft Hadoop Into Your Enterprise BI Strategy   Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM The world of #bigdata and in particular #Hadoop is going mainstream. At 24HOP 2012 I talked about how a SQL Server professional fits into this big data world. Hadoop generally falls into the NOSQL realm….

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Using the Pi Estimator Sample on HadoopOnAzure CTP – Small Bites of Big Data

Using the Pi Estimator Sample on HadoopOnAzure CTP Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM UPDATED Jun 2013: HadoopOnAzure CTP has been replaced with HDInsight Preview. See: How to Run the HDInsight Samples http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/services/hdinsight/howto-run-samples/    Now that you have created your Hadoop on Azure cluster you can run the sample programs to become…

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Open Ports for HadoopOnAzure CTP – Small Bites of Big Data

Open Ports for HadoopOnAzure CTP Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM UPDATED Jun 2013: HadoopOnAzure CTP has been replaced by HDInsight Preview. See Troubleshooting ODBC connectivity to HDInsight http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/hdinsight/thread/b4ca52ea-f7cf-420c-959d-53e09f801f7d.       Once you have created your Hadoop on Azure cluster you will likely be moving data in and out of the system. That means…

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Creating a Cluster for HadoopOnAzure CTP – Small Bites of Big Data

Creating a Cluster for HadoopOnAzure CTP Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM UPDATED Jun 2013: HadoopOnAzure CTP has been replaced with HDInsight Preview which has a different interface: Getting Started with Windows Azure HDInsight Service http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/services/hdinsight/get-started-hdinsight/ Are you ready to dive into this “Big Data” thing you keep hearing about? A good…

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