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Facebook Open Sources Corona Hadoop Big Data Framework

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), which laid the groundwork for the immensely popular, open source, distributed computing framework known as MapReduce, has already made its mark in the Big Data channel. But Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), which a few days ago open sourced its own alternative to MapReduce, is vying to secure its place in the evolution of Big Data technology as well. Now, we wonder: Which solution will prevail? MapReduce and similar programs are a vital component of the Hadoop framework, which makes it possible to interact with vast quantities of data stored across many different individual compute (IT news)