Learn the technology that started it all – MapReduce! MapReduce is at the heart of Hadoop, and offers a programming model for processing massive data sets on a cluster in the cloud. Get hands-on with lots of examples using the Python programming language, ranging from simple tasks all the way to anlayzing social networks and making movie recommendations with real data sets.
Frank spent 9 years at Amazon and IMDb, developing and managing the technology that automatically delivers product and movie recommendations to hundreds of millions of customers, all the time. Frank holds 17 issued patents in the fields of distributed computing, data mining, and machine learning. In 2012, Frank left to start his own successful company, Sundog Software, which focuses on virtual reality environment technology, and teaching others about big data analysis. View all posts by Frank Kane