Creating a Hadoop Development Cluster in Azure

In my previous post on Hadoop I showed how you could easily deploy a cluster to run on Azure. What was missing was a way to efficiently use the cluster. You could always remote desktop to the Job Tracker and kick off a job but there are better ways. This post is about actually using…

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Command Line Access to Azure VMs – SSH

In a previous post I showed how to configure a service to allow for remote access using PowerShell Remoting. Another way of achieving the same goal is to use SSH. SSH is capable of more than just remote access – copying files and tunneling are a few of the extra features. I’ll show how to…

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Command Line Access to Azure VMs – PowerShell Remoting

Every so often I deploy a service to Azure which requires some sort of manual intervention during its execution. That typically involves issuing a few commands from the machine hosting the service or maybe even updating configuration files. The regular way to do this is to setup Remote Desktop on the service and connect to…

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