Category Archives: Java

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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Another Coherence Video

We just posted another "Paddy Does Coherence" video on YouTube. Check it out: Also Karim Qazi, one of our engineering directors, posted a great post on data versioning and coherence. You can find it on the technology.edmunds.com blog: http://technology.edmunds.com/blog/2010/10/keeping-data-backward-compatible-with-coherence-pof.html

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Data Services Topology

We are currently using Oracle's Coherence product as our primary data store behind our website. Coherence provides a scalable, fast data grid that allows for developers to easily access data and allows our data to be versioned so that structures … Continue reading

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To Git or Not To Git

There has been a lot of talk around the office the last few weeks about source control management. Since I have been at Edmunds we have always used Perforce as our version control system. It seems to work for most … Continue reading

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