Heterogeneous Storage and Archival with HDFS

Hello everyone, in this post we will look at implementing storage tiers in our Hadoop HDFS cluster. This feature has been supported since Hadoop v2.3, and has gained a huge popularity at present, especially when companies doesn’t want to invest heavily on compute and storage to handle COLD Data. Storage tiering gives us the flexibility…… Continue reading Heterogeneous Storage and Archival with HDFS

Switch Embedded Teaming to replace the traditional NIC Teaming for Hyper-V

Today I tested a very nice feature available with  Windows Server 2016, called Switch Embeddded Teaming (SET), so I thought to blog this. Before (With Windows Server 2012 R2) Windows Server 2012 introduced the support for RDMA NICs for higher throughput by utilizing the full capabilities of SMB 3.0 including SMB direct and SMB multichannel…… Continue reading Switch Embedded Teaming to replace the traditional NIC Teaming for Hyper-V