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Facebook Greg Dingle at Linux User Group Meeting 19th March 2010

This months Linux User Group meeting was different, we had a special guest appearance by Greg Dingle, a Facebook software developer from San Fransisco, CA. We had a chance to have an interesting QA session with him asking various questions about the technologies behind Facebook Platform.

Do you have a poor internet connection? Worry no more, You can still continue Facebooking on Facebook Lite.  Its a lighter version of Facebook we people in Africa will be happy with. It performs well on slow links. You can try it at lite.facebook.com. Also Greg Dingle gave an overview of how Hadoop, Hive and MapReduce can be used for distributed processing of large data sets on compute clusters. Read more…

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