Contrary to my habit of posting How-To articles, today I'm not going to tell you how to do anything. Instead, I'm going to ask you to go do something. What I want you to do is check out the series of video tutorials I'm doing around pieces of the Hadoop ecosystem and Big Data analytics.
The first entry is on YouTube and in the Big Data Playlist on Oracle Media Network. It gives a brief overview of setting up Flume flows into HDFS. Of course, if you're looking for a more detailed How-To, just check the archives -- I covered it a while back.
Some of the topics I'll cover in upcoming months include: