Enterprise Storage Forum: "Hadoop is an open-source software framework that facilitates the storage and analysis of large volumes of data.So what's all the fuss about? For one thing, it operates on commodity hardware."
on 06/29/2010 – Made popular on 06/29/2010
IBM Developerworks: "This article�the first in a series on Hadoop�explores the Hadoop framework, including its fundamental elements, such as the Hadoop file system (HDFS), and node types that are commonly used."
eCRM Guide: "Greenplum is built on the open source PostgreSQL database and commodity hardware, giving the company a pricing edge over competitors. It also developed its own MapReduce technology after initially looking at Hadoop."
Enterprise Storage Forum: "In just a few years, data deduplication has gone from a technology with a lot of promise that only very large enterprises could afford to one that is nearly ubiquitous for making the most of backup and recovery."
Enterprise Storage Forum: "Flash technology has been one of the hottest data storage technologies in the last year or so, finding its way into everything from PCs to high-end networked storage from the likes of EMC (NYSE: EMC)."
Mention big data and the first thing that might come to mind is Hadoop. The open source software framework has recently enjoyed a great deal of popularity among vendors and enterprise users. However, if it is to really be useful to the enterprise, Hadoop may need to be taken out of open source, argues Brian Christian, chief technology officer of Zettaset.