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Software Engineer Intern Interview(Student Candidate)

How to find the k largest number in a distributed

  environment through a frontend tool. I am quite unfamiliar with frontend tool, so I just proposed a method which is more like a joke, and the interviewer also laughed about it.
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I said when each single node finished local task, it sent the result to a center server for aggregation through the UNIX email tool, which I thought should be a frontend tool. :)

Interview Candidate on Mar 27, 2013

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