David is a solutions architect with MapR Technologies, specializing in cloud deployments and performance issues. He joined MapR in 2012 from HP's Enterprise Servers organization, where he had worked with strategic software partners for over 15 years.
Blog Posts by David Tucker
July 07, 2015 | By David Tucker
Bootstrap Apache Drill on Amazon EMR
I’m very pleased to announce the release of a custom EMR bootstrap action to deploy Apache Drill on a MapR cluster. MapR is the only commercial Hadoop distribution available for Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce service (EMR), and this addition allows EMR users...Read more
June 08, 2015 | By David Tucker
How to Install and Generate Reports with Clush
Clush is an open source tool that allows you to execute commands in parallel across the nodes in your cluster. This blog describes how to install clush and use it to generate a report detailing the configuration of every node in your cluster (what MapR...Read more
April 23, 2014 | By David Tucker
Google Cloud Storage Connector for Hadoop: A Quick Start Guide
Like most commercial cloud platforms, Google Cloud offers a range of different storage options. The most common options are persistent disk volumes attached to Virtual Machine instances or object store buckets accessed via the Google Storage APIs. Until...Read more
February 13, 2013 | By David Tucker
How to Store Job Metrics Database on MapR Cluster
The MapR Job Metrics database is a powerful analytic tool for MapR deployments. One limitation, however, is that the MySQL instance hosting the data is potentially locked to a single node with only the local boot disk for storage. Storing MySQL data on...Read more
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