The more Hadoop grows, the better Cloudera looks | The Open Road – CNET News | (re-blogged!)

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CNET’s Matt Asay: “(…) the more Hadoop grows as a community, the better the business opportunity for Cloudera, the start-up that distributes a commercial version of Hadoop. (…)

As CNET’s Tom Krazit explains, “Hadoop is essentially an open-source version of the software Google uses to run its Web indexing servers.” Yahoo also uses it internally for roughly the same reason, and has released its own open-source version of Hadoop to nudge adoption by other firms and to encourage contributions to the Hadoop project. (…)”

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