Open Source Cloud Computing Made Easy
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."