Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Why the days are numbered for Hadoop as we know it — Cloud Computing News

Check the full article and related discussion thread for a timely Hadoop reality check
"In summary, Hadoop is an incredible tool for large-scale data processing on clusters of commodity hardware. But if you’re trying to process dynamic data sets, ad-hoc analytics or graph data structures, Google’s own actions clearly demonstrate better alternatives to the MapReduce paradigm. Percolator, Dremel and Pregel make an impressive trio and comprise the new canon of big data. I would be shocked if they don’t have a similar impact on IT as Google’s original big three of GFS, GMR, and BigTable have had."
Why the days are numbered for Hadoop as we know it — Cloud Computing News
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