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38:11

REEF: Retainable Evaluator Execution Framework

Posted by Rusty Sears  on  Dec 10, 2013

Rusty Sears introduces REEF along with examples of computational frameworks, including interactive sessions, iterative graph processing, bulk synchronous computations, Hive queries, and MapReduce.

38:16

Apache Tez: Accelerating Hadoop Query Processing

Posted by Bikas Saha, Arun Murthy  on  Dec 05, 2013

Bikas Saha and Arun Murthy detail the design of Tez, highlighting some of its features and sharing some of the initial results obtained by Hive on Tez.

36:32

Raft - The Understandable Distributed Protocol

Posted by Ben Johnson  on  Dec 04, 2013 2

Ben Johnson discusses the Raft protocol and how it works. Raft is a consensus distributed protocol.

43:43

Grails SOA: Building Distributed Scalable Services with Grails and RabbitMQ

Posted by Steve Pember  on  Nov 27, 2013 1

Steve Pember discusses creating Grails applications integrating message broker technologies, especially RabbitMQ, and applying SOA principles.

39:22

Spanner - Google's Distributed Database

Posted by Sebastian Kanthak  on  Nov 25, 2013

Sebastian Kanthak details how Spanner relies on GPS and atomic clocks to provide two of its innovative features: Lock-free strong reads and global snapshots consistent with external events.

37:49

Add ALL the Things: Abstract Algebra Meets Analytics

Posted by Avi Bryant  on  Nov 20, 2013 4

Avi Bryant discusses how the laws of group theory provide a useful codification of the practical lessons of building efficient distributed and real-time aggregation systems.

43:00

Partitions for Everyone!

Posted by Kyle Kingsbury  on  Nov 19, 2013 1

Kyle Kingsbury discusses some of the limitations found in distributed systems and the way some of them behave under partitioning.

52:24

Big Data Platform as a Service at Netflix

Posted by Jeff Magnusson  on  Nov 18, 2013

Jeff Magnusson details some of Netflix' key services: Franklin, Sting and Lipstick.

59:10

Scaling out with Akka Actors

Posted by Joshua Suereth  on  Oct 31, 2013 4

Joshua Suereth designs a scalable distributed search service with Akka and Scala using actors, and covering practical aspects of how to scale out with Akka’s clustering API.

53:38

High Speed Smart Data Ingest into Hadoop

Posted by Oleg Zhurakousky  on  Oct 24, 2013

Oleg Zhurakousky discusses architectural tradeoffs and alternative implementations of real-time high speed data ingest into Hadoop.

33:44

The Free Lunch Is Over, Again

Posted by Andy Gross  on  Oct 20, 2013

Andy Gross discusses the challenges introduced by distributed systems and the need for developing new skills and tools for dealing with them.

28:12

A Guide to Python Frameworks for Hadoop

Posted by Uri Laserson  on  Oct 03, 2013

Uri Laserson reviews the different available Python frameworks for Hadoop, including a comparison of performance, ease of use/installation, differences in implementation, and other features.

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