Monthly Archives: August 2012

Video Lecture Posted: Intro to Hadoop

Bill Graham, who is active in the Hadoop community and a Pig contributor, gave a very clear and detailed intro to Hadoop and outlined how it is used at Twitter: His slides can be found here. Bill is a terrific instructor; … Continue reading

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Latest lecture video posted: Twitter Philosophy and Software Architecture

Yesterday’s class was a fascinating double-feature: Othman Laraki, Twitter’s Vice President for Growth, International and Revenue, on Growing a Human-Scale Service, and Raffi Krikorian, the Director of Twitter’s Platform Services group, on the Twitter Software Ecosystem: You can also view the slides for … Continue reading

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Video of first lecture is posted

The video of the first lecture is posted. I omitted the class discussion and logistics at the end. The slides for the each lecture are posted next to each lecture, and also reproduced here for your convenience.  (slides for lecture1a) … Continue reading

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Welcome to the UC Berkeley Twitter Course!

The first class meeting will be held in room 210 South Hall on Thursday August 23 at 2pm. The course is oversubscribed.  More than 100 people wish to take a course that was originally intended for about 35 people.   The … Continue reading

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