Archive for March, 2010

Episode 158: Rich Hickey on Clojure

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Episode 158: Rich Hickey on Clojure

This episode is a coversation with Rich Hickey about his programming language Clojure. Clojure is a Lisp dialect that runs on top of the JVM that comes with – among other things – persistent data structures and transactional memory, both very useful for writing concurrent applications.

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Episode 157: Hadoop with Philip Zeyliger

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Episode 157: Hadoop with Philip Zeyliger

Philip Zeyliger of Cloudera discusses the Hadoop project with Robert Blumen. The conversation covers the emergence of large data problems, the Hadoop file system, map-reduce, and a look under the hood at how it all works. The listener will also learn where and how Hadoop is being used to process large data sets.

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