[Haskell-cafe] MapReduce reverse engineered
vigalchin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 11:18:40 EST 2009
The author(s) are from Microsoft .. they claimed to reverse engineer
internals. My understanding is that MapReduce internals **is** a Google
closely held secret ... hence the open source version is "dumbed down" .. I
have forgotten the name.
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Eugene Kirpichov <ekirpichov at gmail.com>wrote:
> I've read this article too, and I must say that it is indeed a very
> interesting and exciting read, both in terms of understanding
> MapReduce and its capabilities somewhat better, and in terms of
> beholding the beauty of Haskell.
> It is not exactly reverse engineering, but it is expressing the
> essense of MapReduce algorithms, prerequisites, axioms, dimensions of
> its design space etc. in Haskell.
> 2009/2/25 Thomas DuBuisson <thomas.dubuisson at gmail.com>:
> > Vasili,
> > What do you mean? Googles MapReduce is already a published / well
> > understood concept so no reverse engineering is needed. If you are
> > asking about pre-existing implementations, there is at least one 
> > but only for reference, not speed. If you are asking about community
> > interest, great and you might want to say something on the haskell
> > proposals reddit .
> >  http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ralf/MapReduce/<http://www.cs.vu.nl/%7Eralf/MapReduce/>
> >  http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell_proposals
> > 2009/2/24 Galchin, Vasili <vigalchin at gmail.com>:
> >> Hello,
> >> Here is an interesting paper of Google's MapReduce reverse
> >> into Haskell. I apologize if already posted .....
> >> http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ralf/MapReduce/<http://www.cs.vu.nl/%7Eralf/MapReduce/>
> >> Kind regards, Vasili
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> Eugene Kirpichov
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