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Securing Hadoop with OSSEC

Hadoop has built-in security facilities such as kerberos user authentication, encrypted RPC between system nodes and file encryption. While these are important features, Hadoop clusters can benefit from host intrusion detection to round out the security picture. That’s where a system like OSSEC comes in. Find out how I’ve applied OSSEC to monitor and detect…

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Makefile for HBase Applications

In my blog Makefile for Hadoop WordCount Example┬áI presented a generic Makefile that could be adapted to build any Hadoop application, including WordCount. Lately I’ve been exploring HBase programming and find myself in need of a similar device for building HBase applications. In this article I’ll show you how to modify the Hadoop Makefile for…