Saturday, October 10, 2009

Hadoop & HDFS - Open Source Grid Computing

Hadoop is a project that employs principles behind Google's technical architecture. It is a framework that provides a computational and storage model that distributes the load across clusters of servers transparently.
HDFS is a distributed file system that can handle petabytes of data.
Hadoop is Open Source software and is used in many organizations, like Yahoo, IBM, Facebook...

Welcome to Apache Hadoop!

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