JNBridge Announces New Lab — Creating a .NET-based Visual Monitoring System for Hadoop
Latest interoperability kit demonstrates building a Windows graphical monitoring application that provides a real-time snapshot of the entire Hadoop cluster
Boulder, Colorado, Oct. 22, 2013
JNBridge, (www.jnbridge.com), the leading provider of interoperability tools to connect the Java and .NET Frameworks on the ground and in the cloud, today announced a new JNBridge Lab — creating a .NET-based visual monitoring system for a (Hadoop) cluster.
JNBridge Labs is a series of interoperability kits designed to help developers connect disparate technologies in new ways. This lab provides a conceptual framework for visually monitoring the status of all the nodes in a Hadoop cluster in real time. Designed to work with any implementation of Hadoop, the lab demonstrates how to integrate an existing visualization tool, such as Visio, in order to leverage the superior graphical capabilities available in Microsoft .NET.
“Tools currently available for managing an Apache Hadoop cluster are restricted by the lack of direct API access to the Hadoop nodes themselves. Without robust interoperability and integration mechanisms, monitoring and managing Apache Hadoop is either limited to simple HTML, or is limited to just one implementation of Hadoop,” said Wayne Citrin, CTO of JNBridge. “This JNBridge Lab is unique in its versatility: showing developers how to push or pull any information in or out of Hadoop that its APIs permit. It works with any implementation of Hadoop, and the application can run in the standard desktop environment of Windows and .NET.” In addition to Microsoft Visio, developers could easily expand the example to use WPF or WinForms, or run on Linux with Mono.
All JNBridge labs are distributed freely, with full documentation and source code. They are announced on the company’s blog (http://www.jnbridge.com/jn/blog/) and are available on JNBridge’s website (http://www.jnbridge.com/labs).
Founded in 2001, JNBridge is a privately held company based in Boulder, Colorado. More than 500 organizations in 40 countries and 25 percent of the Fortune 100 use its award-winning interoperability software and adapters in a variety of applications, including financial services, media, manufacturing and others. JNBridgePro connects Java and .NET Framework-based components and applications with simple-to-use Visual Studio and Eclipse plug-ins that remove the complexities of cross-platform interoperability. The company has received numerous accolades, including being named to the 2012 and 2013 SD Times 100 and being cited as a Gartner Cool Vendor. Please visit (www.jnbridge.com) for more information.
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