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Week of

Lecture Topic

28th Jan


Make sure you have read and understood the module details, admin and pre-requisites.

Introduction to Hadoop & Overview

4th Feb
Map-Reduce – Part 1
11th Feb
Map-Reduce – Part 2

Assignment Handout

18th Feb
Hadoop Eco-System
4th March
Hadoop Assignment Due this week.

Due Date = 5th March at 11pm

Must be submitted on Webcourses.

12th April Drop-in Assignment Feedback session, on a first-come, first-served basis

11:00-12:00, Friday 12th April.