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Mar 17, 2009, 05:32 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to greenitguru for this link. ]

"Hadoop is a software platform that lets one easily write and run applications that process vast amounts of data.

"Here's what makes Hadoop especially useful:

"Scalable: Hadoop can reliably store and process petabytes.

"Economical: It distributes the data and processing across clusters of commonly available computers. These clusters can number into the thousands of nodes."

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