Monthly Archives: February 2014

HSQLDB – Hyper SQL Database

HSQLDB (Hyper SQL Database) is a relational database management system written in Java. It has a JDBC driver and supports a large subset of SQL-92 and SQL:2008 standards.[2] It offers a fast,[3] small (around 1300 kilobytes in version 2.2) database … Continue reading

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A Comparative Analysis of Hadoop Players

For Hadoop 2.2, let’s have a look at major players in the Hadoop ecosystem:  Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR. Hortonworks Hortonworks announced in June the general availability of their Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The HDP distro is 100% Apache open source code. The major … Continue reading

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What Is Hadoop?

The Apache™ Hadoop® project develops open-source software for reliable, scalable, distributed computing. The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is … Continue reading

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Big Data

Without doubt, “big data” is the hottest topic in enterprise IT since cloud computing came to prominence five years ago. And the most concrete technology behind the big data trend is Hadoop. Most enterprises are at least experimenting with Hadoop, … Continue reading

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