http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/about/news/view_news_item.php?ID=296 -- contact Matt Lease for additional details if interested. See also https://sites.google.com/site/tacchadoop and MapReduce course offered Fall 2011.
Programming knowledge/experienced required. Upper-level standing preferred.
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