Friday, October 26, 2012

Google Compute Engine breaks Hadoop Terasort World Record

While I've been light on posts as of recent, I though I'd share a cool result that Google Cloud and MapR accomplished together.

This has been the result of a lot of performance analysis, tuning, and much more but nothing is specialized.  You get this experience without any effort - just boot virtual machines and go.

Here is a press release on the accomplishment:

The Cloud is powerful.


PS.  My Google Cloud Security, Performance and Test team is hiring :)

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