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HBase/Hadoop on Mac OS X (Pseudo-Distributed)

I wanted to do some experimenting with various tools for doing Hadoop and HBase activities and didn’t want to have to bother making it work with our Cluster in the Cloud. I just wanted a simple experimental environment on my Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard Mac OS X. So I thought it was time to revisit installing Hadoop and HBase…

Installing Ruby Mysql Gem on Snow Leopard Server

Snow Leopard ┬áServer (and at least Leopard Server) both have MySQL installed already. But its not a complete enough install to build the Ruby Mysql Gem. It seems that the Snow Leopard Server Mysql does not include all the client stuff that is needed by the mysql gem. The Apple Support article:┬áMac OS X Server 10.5.6 or later: MySQL libraries…

Want to work at a Startup with Cool Tech? (HBase, Clojure, Chef, Swarms, Javascript, Ruby & Rails)

Opportunity Knocks Runa.com, the startup where I am CTO, is looking for great developers to join our small agile team. We’re an early stage, pre-series-A startup (presently funded with strategic investments from two large corporations). Runa offers a SaaS to on-line merchant that allows them to offer dynamic product and consumer specific promotions embeded in their website. This will be…

Installing Apache Thrift on Ubuntu and Leopard

The instructions for installing the Apache Thrift on the Wiki missed a few key things in terms of installing on Ubuntu (8.04 in my case) and Macintosh OS X Leopard (10.5.6). Gitting the latest source For instance they show you how to get the latest via SVN or a snapshop via wget. But the wget actually gets it from a…

Building RabbitMQ on Mac OSX Leopard

At Cinch, we are looking into a high volume, high performance message queuing mechanism for aggregating updates from javascript logging into our data stores. The first one we are investigating is RabbitMQ which seems to have a good rep. Though we are deploying on Linux, we do all our development on Mac OS X. It turned out that it was…

Installing a git client on a shared host with no compiler

We are using Git to manage our deployments, but have some clients that use shared hosting services that don’t have git installed (in particular Hostgator.com). Most of these shared hosting services do allow ssh shell access but don’t have compilers available on the shared hosting account. So I couldn’t just build git on the shared hosting account. Many hosting services…