Contributor: David Tucker

MapR Converge Blog author, David Tucker

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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