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From Varun Thacker <varunthacker1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSOC Prospective student
Date Mon, 04 Apr 2011 17:38:31 GMT
@Amandeep I think the mentors will have to be from ASF .

 If anyone in the list will be able to elaborate . I am really
enthusiastic to work on Hadoop this summer.

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 10:44 PM, Amandeep Khurana <amansk@gmail.com> wrote:
> Varun,
> What does it take to be a mentor? What are the requirements?
> -Amandeep
>
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 8:40 AM, Varun Thacker <varunthacker1989@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm Varun Thacker , a Computer Science student from Manipal Institute
>> of Technology , India. This might be a bit late but I hope I can find
>> an idea and a mentor to work on as a GSOC project.
>>
>> I have worked a bit on MapReduce and gave a talk on it at
>> (http://www.lugmanipal.org/2010/04/09/distributed-computing-and-mapreduce/
>> ). Are there any projects or tasks which I can take up ?
>>
>> I am a active member of our college's Linux Users Group
>> (http://lugmanipal.org/) and have actively participated in FOSS
>> activities in India, attending Pycon India 2009 and FOSS.IN in 2010.
>> In December 2010 I helped an Indian Institute of Technology , Delhi
>> professor in coding for his research paper on the Quadratic Assignment
>> problem. This march i took part in Startup Weekend Bangalore
>> (http://bangalore.startupweekend.org/) . By the end of the weekend
>> this is what our team made - http://www.makemytripfast.in/ .
>>
>> I would love to be able to contribute and learn from Hadoop community
>> this summer.
>
>



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Regards,
Varun Thacker
http://varunthacker.wordpress.com

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