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DefinitionHadoop

Hadoop is an open source distributed processing framework that manages data processing and storage for ...Read More

Munich Re combines SAS with Hortonworks Hadoop to explore new business

By Brian McKenna 08 Sep 2016

German reinsurance firm Munich Re opts for Hortonworks’ open source Hadoop distribution, in combination with SAS, to deliver its big data analytics programme for new business Read More

IBM bets on Hortonworks Hadoop platform as its big data engine

By Craig Stedman 20 Jun 2017

IBM pulled the plug on its distribution of Hadoop in favor of reselling Hortonworks' bundle of big data technologies, a decision that reduces the number of Hadoop vendors to four. Read More

Containers and microservices find home in Hadoop ecosystem

By Jack Vaughan 28 Oct 2016

Big data is moving from its bare-metal roots, and data streaming is a driver. Containers and microservices may have a role to play in what's next. An e-commerce application shows the way. Read More

High-level tools help Hadoop data lake go to school

By Jack Vaughan 12 Jun 2017

Moving relational data into Hadoop isn't a slam dunk. To avert programming complexities, a major Texas university turned to commercial tools to stock its Hadoop data lake. Read More

Apache Spark grows in popularity as Hadoop-based data lakes fill up

By Jessica Twentyman 20 Aug 2016

Apache Spark is growing in popularity and finding real-time use across Europe, including in online betting and on railways, and with Hadoop Read More

Hadoop data governance takes hold in companies as data gets 'bigger'

By Craig Stedman 07 Jun 2017

LinkedIn, Cleveland Clinic and fitness company Beachbody are examples of organizations that have increased their data governance efforts in connection with big data applications. Read More

What to consider when evaluating Hadoop vendors

By David Loshin 02 Mar 2016

Before you evaluate specific Hadoop software or subscriptions, examine what features the vendor distributions provide and how they match your big data management needs. Read More

SAP embraces Spark on Hadoop with Vora

By Brian McKenna 02 Sep 2015

SAP announces Vora software to “deeply embrace” Hadoop as it evolves with Apache Spark Read More

'Artisanal' Hadoop environment complicates big data system design

By Tréa Lavery 06 Mar 2017

Gartner analyst Merv Adrian discusses why organizations often have trouble with deployments of Hadoop-based big data architectures, and how to avoid the challenges they pose. Read More

Expert recommends Hadoop for cybersecurity analytics platform

By Ed Burns 30 Aug 2016

Businesses are facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges today, but Hadoop can give enterprises one platform for managing big data and security. Read More