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2/26/2016
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Jessica Davis
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Hadoop Ecosystem Evolves: 10 Cool Big Data Projects

In the 10 years since developers created Hadoop to wrangle the challenges that came with big data, the ecosystem for these technologies has evolved. The Apache Software Foundation is teeming with open source big data technology projects. Here's a look at some significant projects, and a peek at some up-and-comers.
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2/29/2016 | 4:10:26 PM
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Jessica, very insightful article. Another open source technology to mention is HPCC Systems from LexisNexis, a data-intensive super computing platform for processing and solving big data analytical problems. Its integration with Hadoop extends further capabilities providing a complete solution for data ingestion, processing and delivery. In fact, both libhdfs and webhdfs implementations are available. More at http://hpccsystems.com/h2h
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2/29/2016 | 1:55:37 AM
Evolution becomes even more valuable with augmentation
Hadoop is amazing technology with the ability process in a cost effective manner. However, its when organizations embrace augmentation tools that the real value surfaces.  This was echoed in a recent IDG Research Services study where IT leaders identified key benefits of embracing augmentation tools. 

 

Peter Fretty, IDG blogger for SAS
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2/28/2016 | 7:23:14 PM
Such mammoth projects
From Spark to so many other things, this list is awesome. I didn't know that Hadoop was the underlying framework behind such mammoth projects. Seems like an impressive portfolio for a ten year old tech.
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