Monthly Archives: September 2014

Effect of case insensitive Tabular database

Source data: Processed table: Pretty well described here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/cathyk/archive/2011/10/24/making-tabular-models-more-sensitive.aspx

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Bug: hadoop map reduce jobs are pending too long.

It seems that one and the same problem presents in both Hortonworks SandPit virtual machine and HDInsight Emulator (most likely because of old versions of Hadoop): jobs are always in pending status and no explicit errors/exceptions appear in jobtracker/tasktracker logs. The solution for the Emulator is … Continue reading

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VMWare RAM-usage optimisation

The problem: when you shut down a virtual machine, quit VMware Workstation and try to shut down the host (Windows 7 Enterprise) shutting down the host approx. lasts about 10-15 minutes. Solution that was found here is a bit incorrect: … Continue reading

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