MapReduce Basics

Cloudera's Sandy Ryza recently gave the San Francisco Java User Group a quick run-down of the basics of MapReduce: A programming abstraction that allows for parallel processing of massive data sets without the worries of distributed systems or fault tolerance. 

He goes over how it works, some of the applications it's best suited for, and how it integrates with Hadoop and Java.

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Published November 27, 2012