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  • Big Data Application Framework Gets Update, SQL Interface

    Open source big data application platform specialist Concurrent has released a new version of the Cascading application framework and simultaneously released Cascading Lingual 1.0, an ANSI SQL interface for Hadoop.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud19 Nov. 13 15:38
  • Hadoop Is Not Just for Linux Anymore

    The expanded partnership between Microsoft and Hadoop distribution specialist Hortonworks has borne fruit with the release of a beta of Hortonworks' Hadoop Data Platform for Windows.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud25 Feb. 13 15:36
  • Apache forges ahead with OpenOffice.org suite

    In its new role as steward of the OpenOffice.org open source office suite, the Apache Software Foundation expects to offer an Apache-branded version of the package for developers in 2012. Apache also is carefully guarding its trademarks.

    Written by Paul Krill20 Dec. 11 22:17
  • Yahoo drops its own Hadoop distribution

    Yahoo is discontinuing its distribution of the Hadoop platform and will instead focus on Apache Hadoop, the Hadoop Team at Yahoo said this week.

    Written by Paul Krill02 Feb. 11 07:24
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  • Facebook Open Sources Thrift Protocol ... Again

    After more than six years of internal development of its branch of the cross-language framework that powers its internal services, Facebook has released that branch to open source and hopes to work with the Apache Thrift community to incorporate the work.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud19 Feb. 14 22:27
  • Hadoop Creator Outlines the Future of Big Data Platform

    Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says big data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of big data systems

    Written by Thor Olavsrud26 Oct. 12 17:15
  • Open source helps Facebook achieve massive app scalability

    People all over the world spend a total of eight billion minutes a day on Facebook. Some 3.5 billion pieces of content are shared every week, 400 billion Web pages are viewed every month and the site logs a staggering 25TB of data every day. David Recordon, senior open programs manager at Facebook, talks about how the social networking giant uses open source tools to achieve its massive app scalablilty.

    Written by Rodney Gedda24 Feb. 10 09:40
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