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Using Hadoop and Spark on SPARC Servers / Solaris Platform - Configuring Hadoop Single Node Environment

#1. Using Hadoop and Spark on SPARC Servers / Solaris Platform – Configuring Hadoop Single Node Environment Part 2

In Part One of this blog series, I provided instructions on configuring a Spark cluster environment using Hadoop YARN running on highly-reliable Fujitsu M10/Fujitsu SPARC M12 servers. By taking advantage of enterprise-grade, highly reliable hardware, customer...

Why Less is Sometimes More When 12 Cores are Better Than 16 Cores

Why Less is Sometimes More: When 12 Cores are Better Than 16 Cores

The newest member of the Fujitsu product line, the Fujitsu SPARC M12, has brought many technical advances to the server industry. This includes one of the best server processors in the world: the SPARC64 XII. One big change in the processor is the number of co...

Researching and understanding the latest and emerging thinking on inclusion and diversity

Four months in: From an enthusiastic amateur, to an informed professional

On the April 1st 2017, I started as Fujitsu’s first ever ambassador for diversity and inclusion. T...

Using Hadoop and Spark on SPARC Servers / Solaris Platform - Configuring Hadoop Single Node Environment Part 1

Using Hadoop and Spark on SPARC Servers / Solaris Platform – Configuring Hadoop Single Node Environment Part 1

When I started my career in IT, SPARC / Solaris was the platform of choice for system development, f...

Server Benchmarks: What Do They Test and Do They Really Matter?

Server Benchmarks: What Do They Test and Do They Really Matter?

Every time a new processor is released, customers get a barrage of benchmark results from vendors. T...