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Apache Hama Creating Logical Master without data

Apache Hama Creating Logical Master without data

Hi peeps, now a days I am working on Hama and enjoying learning it and playing with BigData problems. Problem: Recently, I had a task where I had to mimic a master-slave communication style. Master task was responsible for data aggregation and checking the convergence criteria of the algorithm whereas slaves were doing all the...
Apache Hama data partition

Apache Hama data partition

Recently, I was testing Apache Hama on my local machine and was trying to test data partition. As per my knowledge, Hama should partition the data just like Hadoop since Hama is written on top on Hadoop. So, I wrote a small job and tried to print my output.
Web Automation using WATIN

Web Automation using WATIN

Every day when i open up my computer, i open Yahoo mail, Gmail, hotmail and facebook. This is my every day routine. What if this can be automated ? You are automatically logged into your mail accounts and everything is ready when you start your PC ? Pretty cool han ?
Watin Exception - Interop.SHDocVw

Watin Exception – Interop.SHDocVw

If you are getting the following exception in .Net while working on a WATIN project then the solution is simple. Unhandled Exception: System.IO.FileLoadException: Could not load file or assembl y 'Interop.SHDocVw, Version=1.1.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=db7cfd3acb5 ad44e' or one of its dependencies. The located assembly's manifest definition do es not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131040)...
Larry Ellison - Founder of Oracle

Larry Ellison – Founder of Oracle

Think of what would we do without the Oracle software. The ERP firm that makes our work (and life!) easier is the brainchild of the smart but slightly strange American business tycoon, Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison. Born in New York City on August 17, 1944, Larry Ellison is the co-founder and chief executive officer of...
Send Emails from Local Wamp Server

Send Emails from Local Wamp Server

I was recently working on a small google chrome extension and wanted to test it. The chrome extension used an iframe to open a PHP page. On submitting the form, i had the requirement to send an email. To test it i wanted to send the email using the local WAMP server as the PHP...
Online Behavioral Tracking

Online Behavioral Tracking

If you’ve never been targeted by an ad because of your online behavior, then you’re probably just not paying much attention. According to an informal survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), more than 80% of advertising campaigns in 2009 involved tracking of some sort. The advertising business, in short, loves online tracking just about...
Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach

Imagine a set of electronics as easy to play with as Legos. TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir introduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together.
Mind Boggling Hacking : Are you safe ??

Mind Boggling Hacking : Are you safe ??

Could someone hack your pacemaker? At TEDxMidAtlantic, Avi Rubin explains how hackers are compromising cars, smartphones and medical devices, and warns us about the dangers of an increasingly hack-able world.