Why Simplifying Big Data Means Big Business

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Hadoop, the open source distributed computing platform, has some pretty impressive potential. But practically speaking, it’s only as powerful as it is usable, which explains the recent introduction of a variety of products designed to simplify programming for Hadoop and related technologies. The newest, from JNBridge, appeared earlier in October. Here’s what it does, and where it fits into the open source channel. On Oct. 10, 2012, JNBridge announced the availability of a “lab” for connecting LINQ (Microsoft’s Language Integrated Query framework) providers to HBas (IT news)