Apache Bigtop OpenJDK 8 Support

Apache Bigtop 1.2.1 has support for OpenJDK 8, and a sandbox feature released back in 2017 that lets you run big data pseudo clusters on Docker. Bigtop is an Apache Foundation project that you can use for packaging, testing, and configuration of the big name open source big data components that make up the Hadoop infrastructure. Bigtop supports a wide range of components and projects, including Hadoop, HBase and Spark. The primary goal of Bigtop...

Twitter Donate Heron To Apache

Twitter Heron, Twitter’s real-time streaming and analytics platform, has been donated to the Apache Incubator program. Heron was open sourced in 2016, and is used to process the billions of events generated at Twitter every day. Heron is a directed acyclic graph (DAG) data processing engine¬† that is backwards compatible with Apache Storm, which the same team open sourced in 2011 and donated to Apache. Heron was designed to improve the environment both for developers...