Sorting a Petabyte

November 22, 2008
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Google may be reactionary when it comes to information seeking approaches, but they are at the cutting edge of systems research. Their official blog post today on sorting a petabyte in six hours using MapReduce was a reminder of the impressive caliber of their systems team. You can learn more from their Technology RoundTable Series.

Google may be reactionary when it comes to information seeking approaches, but they are at the cutting edge of systems research. Their official blog post today on sorting a petabyte in six hours using MapReduce was a reminder of the impressive caliber of their systems team. You can learn more from their Technology RoundTable Series.

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