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last updated at 2011-01-03 23:14
 
danbri: "Cascading is a Query API, Query Planner, and Process Scheduler used for defining and executing complex, scale-free, and fault tolerant data processing workflows on a Hadoop cluster."
 
danbri: "Jaql is a query language designed for Javascript Object Notation (JSON), a data format that has become popular because of its simplicity and modeling flexibility. Jaql is primarily used to analyze large-scale semi-structured data. "
danbri: "Core features include user extensibility and parallelism. In addition to modeling semi-structured data, JSON simplifies extensibility. Hadoop's Map-Reduce is used for parallelism."
 
danbri: Is RSS dying?
tommorris: I invoke Betteridge's Law: any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word 'no' - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge's_Law_of_Headlines
tommorris: How could RSS 'die'? It's a flippin' XML format. If XML formats could die, there's a whole list of the damn things I would have killed off years ago. [List redacted for political convenience]. ;-)
 
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