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Overview

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.

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Average Rating: 4 out of 5 rating Based on 18 Ratings

"Can get you started but could have been much bette" - by sudhir on 04-NOV-2013
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Pros:
1. Good for basic understanding of mapreduce
2. If you are new to AWS, this will kind of teach you how to get started with AWS.
3. Very interactive and clam presenter.

Cons
1. Very basics of mapreduce, good only if you don't have any knowledge about it.
2. Could have covered much more in the same duration, kind of slow moving.
3. Last chapter was totally un necessory

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"basic introduction to MapReduce" - by Anonymous on 19-NOV-2012
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A nice basic hands on introduction to MapReduce. The example is very standard (word counts) but it's nice that he shows how it is just done with two straightforward Python scripts and how you can use AWS to run the same process.


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"Superb explanation about M-R" - by SJ on 18-NOV-2012
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I was looking out for some basic understanding of M-R programming using Java, and I came across this video, where Pete had explained M-R in a very simplistic way without getting making things complex.

Frankly speaking, this video has given me the confidence to jump into M-R programming. :-)

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"Excellent introduction" - by Awesome on 14-JUN-2012
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Excellent use of day to day tools. wished he could go more about locality, clustering, and memory limits, as well as optimization of codes in these cases, could not get every thing from less than 2 Hour videos.
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"MapReduce by Pete Warden" - by Anonymous on 31-JAN-2012
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Nice job, Pete!  A good intro.
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Table of Contents

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What is MapReduce?

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00:12:02

Your First MapReduce Job

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00:30:19

Running a Job on Amazon's Elastic MapReduce

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00:47:39

Running Larger Jobs

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00:19:17

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