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Yahoo Tightens Up Hadoop for Security, Workflow Management

Jun 30, 2010, 18:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)

"Yahoo unveiled a new beta version of Hadoop, the open source, distributed filesystem that the Web giant created and has used internally for years to power its homepage and numerous other online assets.

"The new version, announced here Tuesday at the Yahoo's annual Hadoop developer conference, integrates Kerberos open source software, which the company said will enable more secure collaboration and sharing of authenticated data.

"Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) is also contributing its Oozie workflow engine to the open source filesystem. Oozie, which is also open source, manages workflows and data pipelines for many Hadoop jobs at Yahoo."

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