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From Som Satpathy <somsatpa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Crunch user guide
Date Tue, 17 Dec 2013 03:30:45 GMT
Thanks Josh!


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 3:48 PM, Josh Wills <jwills@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hey Som,
>
> Thanks for the great feedback; I am also an admirer of Cascading's user
> guide and feel that having one for Crunch would be a great addition. My
> reason for not writing one yet is largely selfish, i.e., I write and talk a
> lot as part of my day job, and working on Crunch is how I relax.
>
> That said, the holiday season is upon us in the US, and so I have some
> downtime to devote to writing docs. If anyone has any good brain hacks for
> forcing oneself into writing, I would be grateful. :)
>
> Best,
> Josh
>
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Som Satpathy <somsatpathy@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Josh/all,
>>
>> It's been a couple of months since my team started using Crunch for our
>> mapreduce. It has been a great tool, simplifying may problems and
>> increasing productivity. I personally found it quicker to pick up than
>> cascading, which I think has a steeper learning curve. My main sources of
>> learning crunch so far have been the javadocs, crunch user-list, crunch
>> source code, crunch-examples and some online articles explaining how crunch
>> works. One place where I found crunch lagging is the need for a user guide
>> or how-to documentations, something on the lines of cascading user-guides,
>> which I would say has been really useful for its user-base. Is such a
>> user-guide coming up soon? That will be of great help for the crunch user
>> community.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Som
>>
>
>
>
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> Cloudera <http://www.cloudera.com>
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