Month: February 2011

February PLUG Meeting: Intro to Hadoop

Date: February 9th, 2011
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Adobe, Omniture Business Unit

This is the rescheduled Hadoop meeting, as promised.

Hadoop is an open-source MapReduce framework inspired by Google’s
MapReduce and Google File System (GFS) papers. It’s used to process
“Big Data” (petabytes) by distributing work across tens, hundreds, or
thousands of nodes in a cluster. Hadoop is used by Google, eBay,
Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo!, Adobe, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Intel, Tynt,
and many other notable shops with Big Data processing requirements.

About the Presenter:

Bryan Sant is a high school dropout who’s been writing software
professionally since the ripe age of 15. He’s worked with a lot of
software that manipulates Big Data for various companies. Bryan is
currently working with the Canadians to take over the world.
Occasionally Bryan gets paid to hurt people in front of large crowds.

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