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Make a task that happens in a GUI spawn-off and runs in a seperate thread so that the GUI doesn't effectively "die" when a long-running task is executing.
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This article introduces you to Big Data, Apache Hadoop and MapReduce jobs. We will also learn how to create MapReduce jobs using C#.