Pradeeban Kathiravelu

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Royal College, Colombo University of Moratuwa KTH, Stockholm IST, Lisbon


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உபயகதிர்காமம் ~~ Ubayakathirgamam 



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I love random walks. Nightly walks.

I like villages and cities in the border. Love how the borders change the landscape, life styles, and everything. Loved my border crossings by land, the most, including, USA - Mexico,  Croatia - Serbia, Croatia - Slovenia, Romania - Hungary, and many other EU border crossings (that do not really exist thanks to Schengen).

I have a huge list of cities/countries to visit - almost the entire countries in the world. I often maintain a list of top 10 or top 20 countries/regions that I would love to visit soon. My current top-20 is listed below.

Created: June 1, 2019
Previous: August 19, 2019
Current: October 21, 2019

Current#. City [Previous#] [Created#]

1. Panama [-] [-]
2. Canada [11] [11]
3. Japan [2] [2]
4. Turkey [-][-] 
5. Saint Kitts and Nevis [10] [-]
6. Suriname [-] [-]
7. Indonesia [6] [6] 
8. Singapore [7] [7]
9. Malaysia [8] [8]
10. Ecuador [1] [1]
11. Iceland [10] [10]
12. Nepal [12] [12]
13. Vatican [13] [13]
14. San Marino [14] [14]
15. Malta [15] [15]
16. Bulgaria [16] [16]
17. Seychelles [17] [17]
18. Cyprus [18] [18]
19. Australia [19] [19]
20. New Zealand [20] [20]

I also have an extended bucket list consisting of the following countries/regions, in no specific order:  

American Islands: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Bermuda, Dominica, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Haiti,

South and Central America: Bolivia

Europe: North Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Akrotiri and Dhekelia,  Montenegro, Moldova, Georgia
Asia: Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,  Uzbekistan, Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Qatar, Azerbaijan, Pakistan,  Iran,

Antartica and South: South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Antarctica, Saint Helena
Oceania: Samoa, Micronesia, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Palau,

Africa: Mozambique, Madagascar, Rwanda, Cape Verde, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau,Lesotho, Mauritania, Somalia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Benin, Kenya, Mauritius,

Followed by Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, French Polynesia, Russia, North Korea, Gibraltar, and Greenland.


Completed from my top-20 list:

4. Latvia (2019 October)
5. Estonia (2019 October)
6. Lithuania (2019 October)
9. Slovakia (2019 August)

1 comment:

  1. Hi,

    I am wondering if you could help me with the error I am facing in migrating the data from MYSQL to Cassandra.

    I am trying to load the data from MYSQL DB to Cassandra (Datastax Enterprise edition). I am using the demo suggested in the link., the difference is that I have MYSQL in a different server. I am able to connect to my MySQL database from the environement where I have installed the datastax dse.

    I am getting the bellow message.

    14/04/08 14:25:43 WARN tool.BaseSqoopTool: Setting your password on the command-line is insecure. Consider using -P instead.
    14/04/08 14:25:45 INFO manager.MySQLManager: Setting zero DATETIME behavior to convertToNull (mysql)
    14/04/08 14:25:45 INFO mapreduce.ImportJobBase: Beginning import of npa_nxx
    14/04/08 14:25:46 INFO snitch.Workload: Setting my workload to Cassandra
    14/04/08 14:25:48 ERROR security.UserGroupInformation: PriviledgedActionException as:root InvalidRequestException(why:You have not logged in)
    14/04/08 14:25:48 ERROR tool.ImportTool: Encountered IOException running import job: InvalidRequestException(why:You have not logged in)



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