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From Bill Graham <billgra...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop exercises
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 17:35:21 GMT
For the even lazier, you could give both the test data and the
expected output data. That way they know for sure if they got it
right. This also promotes a good testing best practice, which is to
assert against and expected set of results.


On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 9:19 AM, Mark Kerzner <markkerzner@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you, Harsh, for the suggestion. It also gave me an idea to add one
> more exercise, "generate test data" - which is helpful in its own right,
> since it brings out the idea of Hadoop testing philosophy: think of large
> tests.
>
> Mark
>
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Harsh J <qwertymaniac@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Providing a data sample after describing it would be good for the yet-lazy.
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Mark Kerzner <markkerzner@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > what would you think of these
>> > exercises<
>> http://hadoopinpractice.blogspot.com/2011/01/exercises-for-chapter-1-how-do-they.html
>> >for
>> > the Hadoop intro chapter?
>> >
>> > Thank you,
>> > Mark
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Harsh J
>> www.harshj.com
>>
>

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