How Twitter uses Hadoop and Pig
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How Twitter uses Hadoop and Pig

I confess that I have never fully immersed myself into the world of Hadoop and map/reduce, but I am very interested in them. Tony Bain does a good job of explaining how Twitter is using Hadoop (and Pig, a scripting language for Hadoop) for analytics. It’s a great explanation of a practical business application for map/reduce for those of us who are still trying to get it.