On Sep 1, 2007, at 5:34 PM, Michael Bevilacqua-Linn wrote:
Have you read the google paper (doesn't cover hadoop obviously, but a great intro to the concept, has a section at the end that has a few blurbs on what/how google is using it.) It's very straightforward and written in plain English, not academe-ese.
English, eh? I sorta shelved it cause it's looked all whitepaper-ie. But on that recommendation, I guess I'll have to put down the SICP lectures for a bit and read through that one.