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Posts for July 2012

Introducing EMRio: Optimize your AWS bills

This post comes to us from Sean, one of our Data Mining interns and a student at the University of Pittsburgh. Sean wrote production code his first week here, and hasn’t slowed down since. I’m happy to see his main project released today: it’s called EMRio (pronounced like the  Italian plumber). Yelp has already started using EMRio to start saving money on our Elastic MapReduce bills. Take it away, Sean! At Yelp, we like to use MapReduce a lot. We use it so much, in fact, that we made mrjob, a tool that allows easy creation of mapreduce jobs in...

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