Cloudgene, a Hadoop-As-A-Service approach

This post introduces the graphical Hadoop platform Cloudgene and shows how simple a Hadoop command line program (or a workflow of several programs) can be provided as a web service to everyone. Two services in Genetics based on Cloudgene are already available and showing promising success. Read more

Creating a Docker Image for Hadoop MapReduce (CDH5)

There are many ways how Docker can be used. In this blog post I’ll summarize the steps I did to create a running Hadoop Docker image for the Cloudera Version (CDH5) of Hadoop MapReduce MRv1 (the “old” MapReduce) and MRv2 (the “new” MapReduce aka YARN). Before we start, please check if Docker is installed on your local OS.

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