Apache Airflow

Apache Airflow

In this article, we’ll look at the steps taken, to set-up and run Airflow. Currently, Airflow (originally developed by AirBnB) is part of the Apache Incubator programme. For further reading on Apache Airflow, visit the Official Documentation. Installation For this tutorial, I’ll be installing Apache Airflow on A Raspberry Pi 3, running Raspbian. These tutorial Read more about Apache Airflow[…]

Release of Magpie

Yellow Pelican are please to announce the release of Magpie version 1.2. Magpie a is multi-protocol file downloader, and beyond, and is suitable for many applications. Files may be downloaded using http, https, ftp and sftp on a scheduled basis, with full configuration of how the files should be downloaded and processed. A reporting suite allows an individual file’s Read more about Release of Magpie[…]

Slack Support for Talend Framework

Yellow Pelican are please to announce that the Talend Framework now supports Slack integration. Slack is a cloud-based team collaboration tool. The name is actually an acronym, meaning, “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge”. The Talend Framework‘s sophisticated support for Slack and other messaging systems allows you to intelligently report your Job status to your Read more about Slack Support for Talend Framework[…]

Release of Admonitor

Yellow Pelican are please to announce the release of Admonitor version 1.1. Admonitor a is cross-platform computer network monitor application that is suitable for both home users and small to medium sized enterprises. This first release of Admonitor provides the initial framework, as well as the capability to report, via Email, any changes to your WAN IP Address. This Read more about Release of Admonitor[…]

Don’t Forget to Checkpoint your Application

It always surprises me as to how little use is made of the simple but effective concept of Application Checkpointing. Checkpointing is a simple technique that allows you to add fault tolerance to your application by saving a snapshot of the application’s state, allowing it to restart from a checkpoint, should it fail. This is extremely important for a long running process, Read more about Don’t Forget to Checkpoint your Application[…]

Email Acme

Yellow Pelican are pleased to announce a new and free service. There is often a need within an organisation to generate artificial email addresses for testing purposes, and also to be able to send test emails to those addresses. Yellow Pelican host the following domains that you may send emails to for your own testing purposes. Read more about Email Acme[…]