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Open Source & Freewares

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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