Getting started with Hadoop can be tough. There’s a steep learning curve involved with getting even vaguely familiar with all the ins and outs. If you want to get hands-on experience the first step is going to be finding a platform to play with. Fortunately there’s a lot of good options available. The Hortonworks quick start VM, […]Read more "Build a Hadoop Cluster on Windows Azure"
Sound in Linux is a complicated beast. There’s a stack of software (including things like Jack and Pulse Audio) that is responsible for receiving and mixing all the different types of audio streams and playing them through your speakers. On the bottom of this stack, interfacing your sound card, is ALSA. ALSA stands for Advanced Linux […]Read more "Creating Digital Audio with ALSA"
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