[Haifux] Lecture Suggestion - Disco Project, an open source Map-Reduce framework based on Erlang and Python (mostly Python :-) )

Hai Zaar haizaar at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 20:49:29 MSK 2009


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Eran Sandler <eran at sandler.co.il> wrote:
> Hi all,
> It's been a while since I've posted to Haifux (or Linux-IL for that matter)
> but I am watching the mailing list from time to time and due to personal
> reasons found myself as a Haifa citizen for the past year (and probably for
> a couple more years :-) ).
> Somewhere in 2004 I even did a lecture on Mono, the open source .NET
> implementation, if some of you recall.
> Recently I've been involved with a cool open source project called Disco.
> Disco is an open source Map-Reduce framework written in Erlang and Python.
> It was written at Nokia's Palo Alto research center as a lightweight
> framework for rapid scripting of distributed data processing tasks but grew
> to become even more than that and is now even used for probabilistic
> modeling, data mining, full text indexing, etc.
> You can read more about Disco at http://discoproject.org
> Would a lecture on Map-Reduce in general and specifically Disco would
> interest people?
Yes, I would be very interested to attend.

> If so, I'm more than willing to give the lecture and show some examples.
> Eran
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