Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Documentation for Cloudera Impala 1.0.1

The Cloudera docs have been undergoing some reorganization lately. That applies double to the Impala documentation, which moved from beta to GA status and has been restructured at the same time. The June 1.0.1 release brings some new reference information, so I've broken out the SQL language links too. For posterity (and a little Googlerank mojo), here's the current layout of the Impala docs in mid-June 2013:

Monday, May 6, 2013

New Job for John

Hello readers of my infrequent blog posts! I have started a new job, working on documentation for Cloudera, specifically for the Impala project, which is bringing fast interactive SQL to the Hadoop ecosystem. Read the Impala documentation. Download the Impala software. Get the QuickStart VM to play around with a pre-installed system. (You'll need to start Impala from within the Cloudera Manager interface after booting the VM.)