Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stupid Apache HTTPD 2 Tricks

I recently updated a linux web server to CentOS 6 with all new software packages. I noticed some disturbing things related to Apache HTTPD: many apps are adding .conf files to /etc/httpd/conf.d, which was intended for virtualhosts. So guess what … Continue reading

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Pig and HCatalog talk, San Jose

Alan Gates from Hortonworks gave an interesting talk on Pig and HCatalog. Alan is an Apache committer and former Yahoo! employee who is now a co-founder of the spin-off to Hortonworks, which will do training and consulting around Hadoop-related projects. … Continue reading

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