An Introduction to MapReduce with Pete Warden

Video description

MapReduce may be Google's secret weapon for dealing with enormous quantities of data, but many programmers see it as intimidating and obscure. This video master class shows you how to build simple MapReduce jobs, using concrete use cases and descriptive examples to demystify the approach. All you need to get started is basic knowledge of Python and the Unix shell.

Table of contents

  1. What is MapReduce? 00:12:02
  2. Your First MapReduce Job 00:30:20
  3. Running a Job on Amazon's Elastic MapReduce 00:47:40
  4. Running Larger Jobs 00:19:17

Product information

  • Title: An Introduction to MapReduce with Pete Warden
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: June 2011
  • Publisher(s): O'Reilly Media, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781449314422