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From Alex Moundalexis <al...@clouderagovt.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Accumulo blog
Date Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:54:19 GMT
+1 to not reinventing the wheel
 On Apr 8, 2014 6:53 PM, <dlmarion@comcast.net> wrote:

> Not sure exactly who pays for this type of service. The Apache blog is free
> and just requires interested parties to write articles as they see fit and
> likely a vote to publish. I don't see any reason why we could not include
> vendor blog posts[1] or a page of links to other items[2,3,4,5]. It would
> be
> nice from a user perspective to go to one place instead of searching to the
> end of the internet.
>
> [1] https://blogs.apache.org/hbase/entry/hbase_cell_security - crosspost
> link at bottom
> [2] http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HadoopPresentations
> [3] http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Books
> [4] http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HadoopArticles
> [5] http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Papers
>
> - Dave
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald Miner [mailto:dminer@clearedgeit.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 2:34 PM
> To: dev@accumulo.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Accumulo blog
>
> Here's a crazy idea that I've thought about a couple of times...
>
> It may make sense to make a "for profit" journalistic-type blog about
> Accumulo, ran by a person or company that had the time and money. This news
> service would have content about accumulo that you mention, but could also
> have sponsored blog posts from vendors wanting to talk about their accumulo
> integration and could also host accumulo or hadoop related ads. For
> example,
> i'd have clearedge (my employer) pay for ads about our Accumulo training
> classes.
>
> The reason I mention this approach is that blogs take a lot of maintenance
> and work to keep interesting. Having it be for profit may increase quality
> and quantity since the editors of the website are motivated to move it
> along. In the end I think it still helps with the community. In some ways,
> this is similar to Accumulo Summit-- it's not just going to happen out of
> thin air. We had to get sponsors and such to pay for the event and the time
> and effort to execute it... but in the end it'll be positive overall to
> Accumulo. This might just be smaller scale but may also be overkill.
>
> I think we have a strong enough mini-community around Accumulo that this
> may
> work (opposed to working for Pig, for example).
>
> Anyways, I said it was a crazy idea, I just couldn't help share in case
> someone got some inspiration for it or could motivate me to do something
> about it.
>
> -d
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Al Krinker <al.krinker@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Done! :0)
> >
> >
> > http://al-krinker.blogspot.com/2014/03/how-to-install-accumulo-on-cent
> > os-6-64.html
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 7:17 PM, Josh Elser <josh.elser@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Looks like the consensus last November[1] was that people were in
> > > favor
> > of
> > > such a site, but the implementation details were undecided. I
> > > imagine if you or someone else wants to spearhead it, there wouldn't
> > > be any
> > objection.
> > >
> > > [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/accumulo-dev/
> > > 201311.mbox/%3CCAD-fFU%2B7ZqoVGYMzN%3D09dv9fMSv%2BF32XbsMubsw9HTZ6n1
> > > 55rg%
> > > 40mail.gmail.com%3E
> > >
> > >
> > > On 4/7/14, 7:09 PM, dlmarion wrote:
> > >
> > >> Devs,
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>    I'm wondering if there is interest in creating/maintaining a
> > >> blog for the community. Apache has infrastructure for this[1] and
> > >> some instructions
> > for
> > >> setting one up[2]. I have seen other projects use a different
> > >> service,
> > so
> > >> we
> > >> could go that route too. I'm not a big fan of the Apache blog
> > >> layout,
> > but
> > >> it
> > >> may be the easiest thing to do.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>    Other than an email announcement, there is no other place that I
> > >> know of for publishing community information. If you search for
> > >> "Accumulo 1.6
> > new
> > >> features" or "Accumulo 1.6 planning"  you won't find much. I'm
> > >> thinking
> > of
> > >> things like:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> -          A place to highlight Accumulo features
> > >>
> > >> -          Major features planned in next release
> > >>
> > >> -          A release happened
> > >>
> > >> -          Explanation of new features, how to configure, etc.
> > >>
> > >> -          Notes from community meetings
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>    There does appear to be some process mentioned in [2] regarding
> > >> previews and approval before publishing. Another thing to consider,
> > >> which is not mentioned, is cross-posting to a company blog site as
> > >> well.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> [1] http://blogs.apache.org/
> > >>
> > >> [2] http://www.apache.org/dev/project-blogs
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> -Dave
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
>
> Donald Miner
> Chief Technology Officer
> ClearEdge IT Solutions, LLC
> Cell: 443 799 7807
> www.clearedgeit.com
>
>

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