Author Archives: hannonpi

Unrelated to Software…

My wife and I have been working on a new project for the last year called Machines for Freedom. Our goal is to create a cycling brand for women to provide the best technical apparel on the market for women. … Continue reading

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More Oozie Learnings

I just finished moving the code from my last post from our dev and qa boxes to production. During the time I was running in qa I did not, but should have, done testing running the process as a cron … Continue reading

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Using Oozie to Process Daily Logs

At Edmunds we are working to move our existing data warehouse system to a new system based on Hadoop and Netezza. At first, our data warehouse team focused on delivering ad impression data from DoubleClick DART as the first production … Continue reading

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Cliff Click at SM JUG

The first ever Santa Monica JUG meetup will be held at Shopzilla's offices on the 17th at 7pm. Mark your calendars and check us out on meetup: http://www.meetup.com/SM-JUG. See you there! Paddy

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Santa Monica Java User Group

Over the past few week a few of us from Edmunds, Shopzilla, and eHarmony have been discussing trying to foster a broader developer community here on the west side. More and more Santa Monica, and the west side in general, … Continue reading

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What I learned about Continuous Deployment

While at QCon I took a great class from the fellows at ThoughtWorks on Continuous Deployments. The single most important thing I learned from the class was that if something is painful, do it a lot! Having just sat through … Continue reading

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Edmunds.com Redesign Goes Live :-)

After about two years of development we have actually pulled off something that is usually considered a terrible idea that will lead to utter disaster…We have rewritten our entire technology stack and redesigned our website in one shot. We have … Continue reading

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