Hadoop at Twitter (part 1): Splittable LZO Compression

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This summer I sent the following tweet, “Had lunch today at Twitter HQ. Thanks for the invite, @kevinweil! Great lunch conversation. Smart, friendly and fun team.” Kevin Weil leads the analytics team at Twitter and is an active member of the Hadoop community, and his colleague Eric Maland leads Operations.  Needless to say, Twitter is doing amazing things with Hadoop.  This guest blog from Kevin and Eric covers one of Twitter’s open-source projects which provides a solution for splittable LZO for Hadoop.

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Hadoop World: NYC – Let the Videos Roll

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It has been almost a month since Hadoop World: NYC, and things are just starting to get back to normal here at Cloudera HQ. We were thrilled to see over 500 Apache Hadoop enthusiasts descend upon New York City for the first major Hadoop event on the East Coast. The variety of applications, and the number of companies involved, were mind-boggling. For those of you who weren’t able to join us, we hope to see you at another event soon!

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