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By Jack Vaughan News Jan 27, 2016

Geospatial data is on the map for Hadoop, Spark

Software architect Mansour Raad is at the center of activity as geospatial data melds with Hadoop -- and soon, Spark. Continue Reading


By David Loshin Get Started Jan 06, 2016

Hadoop distributions offer buyers economical options

Running on clusters of commodity servers, Hadoop offers a high-performance, low-cost approach to building a big data management architecture that supports advanced analytics initiatives across several industries. ... Continue Reading


Evaluate Aug 25, 2015

The latest trends in the Hadoop project

In this podcast, Tim Hall of Hortonworks discusses the Apache Hadoop project and how it has changed since its inception. Continue Reading


By David Loshin Evaluate Jan 05, 2016

Exploring Hadoop distributions for managing big data

Companies of all sizes can use Hadoop, as vendors sell packages that bundle Hadoop distributions with different levels of support, as well as enhanced commercial distributions. Continue Reading


Evaluate Aug 11, 2015

SQL on Hadoop sees success

Some things just go well together, whether they were originally intended to or not. Peanut butter and jelly were probably invented by different people, but now they are most often found squished together between ... Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Dec 09, 2015

Concurrent app management tools work on Hadoop and Spark

If Hadoop and Spark are to sneak into the enterprise, they will need to be manageable. With Driven, Concurrent Inc. takes a stab at the problem. Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan News Feb 04, 2016

SQL-on-Hadoop platforms open brave new analytics world

Hadoop has been slowly plodding through the big data jungle, but SQL's integration may put a spring in the elephant's step. Continue Reading


By Brian McKenna Sep 02, 2015

SAP embraces Spark on Hadoop with Vora

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


By Craig Stedman News Jan 28, 2016

Co-creator Cutting assesses Hadoop future, present and past

In a Q&A as Hadoop reaches one 10-year milestone in its development, co-creator Doug Cutting talks about the adoption of the big data framework, and the history and future of Hadoop. Continue Reading


Manage Aug 27, 2015

Hortonworks optimizes Apache Hadoop performance

Hortonworks has recently introduced new products to help enhance Apache Hadoop performance. Continue Reading