About Binary Nerd

Firstly, thanks for visiting binarynerd. This is my personal website which looks at topics that i'm interested in, most of which are of a technical nature. I'm an engineer at heart with a background in electronics. Two of the major topics I'm currently working hard to cover on my site are Java technologies and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).

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Introduction to Apache Hadoop

This article introduces the Apache Hadoop project. The Hadoop project is an open-source collection of projects all aimed at bringing distributed scalable data processing to the masses. Here I provide a short introduction to the Hadoop project and explain the basics of Hadoop and some if its history to provide some context.

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