Simon Willison’s Weblog

Tuesday, 7th April 2009

Finding similar items with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Python, and Hadoop streaming. Tutorial for running Hadoop jobs on Elastic MapReduce using Python and the 2005 Audioscrobbler dataset. # 9:19 am

Building sites around social objects. Jyri Engeström’s concept of “social objects” is a genuinely useful new way to talk about social web sites. # 9:16 am

Rabbits and warrens. Handy tutorial introduction to using RabbitMQ and AMQP with Python. # 9:13 am