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NoSQL at Twitter
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by Kevin Weil on Dec 23, 2010 |

Kevin Weil presents how Twitter does data analysis using Scribe for logging, base analysis with Pig/Hadoop, and specialized data analysis with HBase, Cassandra, and FlockDB.


Kevin Weil leads the analytics team at Twitter, building distributed infrastructure and leveraging data analysis at a massive scale to help grow the popular micro-blogging service. Prior to joining Twitter, Kevin led the analytics team at the Kleiner Perkins-backed web media startup Cooliris. Kevin has a BA in Mathematics and Physics from Harvard, and a master in Physics from Stanford.

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