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SEAHUG: Scale your OpenStack Hadoop cluster from the bar

Looking to spend more time drowning your infrastructure operations sorrow at the bar? Better start moving your @ cluster to @. Or at least that is what 100 NoSQL developers learned at tonights Seattle Monthly Hadoop / Scalability / NoSQL Meetup (#SEAHUG).

MapReduce has never been easier then with Karmaphere Studio available for NetBeans and Eclipse. They provide a free community edition and a prefesional version if you need something a little more hardcore. @ gave a rundown on using the toolset to rapidly design and deploy Hadoop jobs for your uber data crunching needs.

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Photos from tonights meetup.

Once you get your Hadoop cluster running (you set it up on OpenStack right?) be sure to look for @'s upcoming iPhone application being built by @. It will support any @ cloud for checking resource consumption, server health or spinning up new instances. The app will even pull in the uptime notifications RSS feed for your favorite hosting company.

Rackspace and openstack

OpenStack is hardware agnostic, and while I wouldn't start dusting off the 50 Commodore 64s sitting in your moms basement just yet, it is open source so feel free to contribute a patch for everybody's favorite 6510 microprocessor.

If you like NoSQL and big data be sure to checkout upcoming meetups from SEAHUG the largest developer User Group in Seattle.

#seahug has over 500 members making it perhaps the largest tech group in Seattle27 Oct via Twitter for Android

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