The talk was divided into several sections. The first one proposed the uncontroversial thesis that Hadoop performs at a level far below the potential offered by modern hardware. A second section pointed out difficulties with the current social structure surrounding the development of Hadoop and related software. I then examined what I see as possible futures while describing how I think we will be choosing between these alternative futures. I will post each section in a separate blog entry.
As I spoke, I encouraged the audience to tweet using the hash-tag #bbuzz and to keep communal notes on a shared Google document. The tweets are a bit hard to find as befits ephemeral media, but the shared notes are still accessible.Sections:
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