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Hackweek XXXV Recap

Once again, we've had another great Hackweek at LiveRamp, the time that engineers, customer associatives and product managers come together to work on whatever that they think will make LiveRamp better or make their life at LiveRamp better. Here is a recap of Hackweek projects. As this Hackweek coincided with Halloween, you’ll see LiveRampers ...

Seeking Map-Side Join

At LiveRamp, many of our hadoop workflows join two datasets together (more datasets are supported but for the sake of simplicity the blog will cover the case of two datasets). In order to join two datasets efficiently, both have to be sorted, which happens in the Shuffle phase of MapReduce jobs. In general we ...