Twister software improves Google's MapReduce for large-scale scientific data analysis
"Twister," a new software tool released by Indiana University, supports faster execution of many data mining applications implemented as MapReduce programs. Developed by researchers from the Pervasive Technology Institute at IU, the tool extends the functionality of MapReduce, a distributed programming technique patented by Google for large-scale data processing in datacenter environments.
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To learn more about Twister, please visit: http://www.iterativemapreduce.org