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From Ravi <>
Subject Re: Need a mentor to guide me contribute to hadoop
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2010 05:19:54 GMT
Sure. I will definitely do that.

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Ross Gardler <> wrote:

> On 06/01/2010 18:28, Kathey Marsden wrote:
>> Ravi wrote:
>>> Hi Ross,
>>> I have been using Hadoop for 6 months. I have a Hadoop cluster on 4
>>> nodes.
>>> Till now I concentrated mainly on developing new map-reduce algorithms. I
>>> have been reading the Hadoop code also. Since I have used Hadoop for
>>> implementing my algos, I feel that I should contribute back to Hadoop
> ...
>  I have someone else looking for a mentor on Geronimo. I think he found
>> help there, but noone who wanted to get involved in the formal mentoring
>> program, so he is keeping it informal. I am not sure the general feeling
>> about it in the Hadoop community.
> Kathey is correct, it doesn't do you any harm to mention your desire on the
> Hadoop list. In the meantime, I'm working on finding a mentor for you. The
> more visible you are within the community the more likely someone will be
> willing to step forward.
> This is especially true since you have been using Hadoop for a while.
> Showing that you have an understanding of how to build and deploy a small
> cluster shows that you are don't need really basic hand holding, but instead
> are looking for guidance in the way things are done around here.
> Ross

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