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On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Yan, Weizhong (GE, Research)
> Why don't you just simply try Amazon elastic MapReduce?
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> From: Renato Marroquín Mogrovejo [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 11:47 AM
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> Subject: Hadoop Platform
> Hi everyone,
> I read a while ago that maybe IBM or Yahoo! were going to provide a "cloud"
> for academic purposes. Does anybody know if those intentions materialised?
> or if there any other ( free or not so expensive ) platform to test Hadoop
> jobs??? I mean, obviously there would be several limitations on it, but I
> don't have access to a cluster and I have some Hadoop jobs I need to test
> them, so I can prove to my people the power of it (:
> Thanks in advance.
> Renato M.