February PLUG Meeting: Intro to Hadoop

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Tue Feb 1 15:44:17 MST 2011

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Ryan Simpkins <plug at ryansimpkins.com> wrote:
> 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.

Sounds sweet.  Does anyone know if the Canadians are hiring?  BTW, I
do have a high threshold for *other* people's pain if it helps my

Anyway, a Hadoop meeting should be cool... One question, does Google
really use it?  I mean, they have MapReduce and GFS. Seems strange to


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