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From Jackob Carlsson <jackob.carls...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop and Cloud computing
Date Wed, 11 Aug 2010 16:38:07 GMT
Thank you Steve for the useful links. Unfortunately, I'm not in UK and I'll
be busy by that time to meet you in the opentech. But in case of more help,
I'll try to contact you.



On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:

> On 10/08/10 15:00, Jackob Carlsson wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to write a thesis proposal about my PhD about usage of hadoop
>> in
>> cloud computing. I need to find some open problems in cloud computing
>> which
>> can be addressed by hadoop. I would appreciate if somebody could help me
>> to
>> find some topics.
>>
>> Thanks in advance
>> Jackob
>>
>>
> This might be a starting point
> http://www.slideshare.net/steve_l/hadoop-and-universities
>
> * what do you mean by "cloud computing"; if it is VM-hosted code running on
> Pay-as-yo-go Infrastructure, this is the kind of problem:
> http://www.slideshare.net/steve_l/farming-hadoop-inthecloud
>
>  -placing VMs close to the data
>  -handling failure differently (don't blacklist, kill the VM)
>  -making Hadoop and its clients more adaptive to clusters where the
> machines are moving around more.
>
> Other options
>  -running Hadoop physically, but use the spare cycles/memory for other
> work, so the tasktrackers must co-ordinate Hadoop work scheduling with other
> work
>
>  -running Hadoop directly against the underlying filesystem of the
> infrastructure, instead of HDFS.
> http://www.slideshare.net/steve_l/high-availability-hadoop
>
>
> Where are you based? If you are in the UK we could meet some time, I'll be
> at the opentech event in London next month.
>

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