[sf-perl] Fwd: Reminder: blekko: a web-scale search engine written in perl is in one week.
fred at redhotpenguin.com
Tue Jan 18 14:42:38 PST 2011
Just a quick heads, our first talk of the year is in one week at
Citizen Space. Greg Lindahl from blekko will be talking about their
Perl based search engine.
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Date: Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 2:12 PM
Subject: Reminder: blekko: a web-scale search engine written in perl
is in one week.
To: fred at redhotpenguin.com
San Francisco Perl Mongers
Your group has a Meetup Tuesday, January 25, 2011 7:00 PM!
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blekko: a web-scale search engine written in perl
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 7:00 PM
425 Second St., Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94107
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Our 2011 January meeting will feature Greg Lindahl speaking about
blekko. Location forthcoming.
blekko is a new Web-scale search engine, offering focused searching
using "slashtags", which enable you to restrict search results to the
specific sites of actual interest. We'll use some open-source
slashtags as examples. The rest of the talk will focus our
implementation of the search engine and the underlying NoSQL database
using Perl+XS, Map/Reduce done better, tuning Linux for good
Greg Lindahl is CTO at blekko. He was previously a founder at
PathScale, where he was the architect of the InfiniPath low-latency
InfiniBand HCA, used to build tightly-coupled supercomputing clusters.
Prior to PathScale's founding in 2001, Greg worked on commodity Linux
clusters at HPTi, including the 1999 Forecast Systems Lab system,
which was the first time a Linux cluster won a conventional
supercomputing procurement. Greg first used Perl before the Camel Book
was written. Perl: the swiss army chainsaw of programming languages!
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