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Links for Saturday, September 6, 2008

  • Engineering Rapleaf: Goodbye MapReduce, Hello Cascading – “Internally, Cascading translates the pipe assembly into a series of MapReduce jobs. The taps specify the input and output formats along with the input and output paths. Cascading manages all the intermediate data necessary to get a sequence of MapReduce jobs to communicate.
  • Cascading – “Cascading is a feature rich API for defining and executing complex and fault tolerant data processing workflows on a Hadoop cluster.
  • Virtual Worlds News: Video: IBM Takes Lotus Sametime into 3D with OpenSim – “The goal is to reduce the barrier to entry to virtual worlds while also making them more relevant to business needs, both working with existing technologies and practices while offering alternatives as well.