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From Enis Soztutar <enis.soz.nu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: noob
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2007 13:13:06 GMT
hank williams wrote:
> I am developing an application that is currently based on mysql. I 
> believe
> it will require significant scaling and so I am exploring hadoop.
> I know nothing about map-reduce and am trying to figure out how it
> conceptually relates to simple things like CRUD. I guess I am just 
> looking
> for a document or some simple explanation of how you use the map-reduce
> metaphor to do basic index, search, sort, insert type things.
> Any info and pointers greatly appreciated.
> Hank
The best way to learn what map reduce is and what is not, is to read the 
original paper by google :

then you may want to red :

and yet a paper by microsoft employee:

and finally
Hung-Chih Yang, Ali Dasdan, Ruey-Lung Hsiao, D. Stott Parker (2007). 
"Map-Reduce-Merge: Simplified Relational Data Processing on Large 
Clusters". To appear in Proc. of SIGMOD'07. (This paper shows how to 
extend MapReduce for relational data processing.)

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