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Hadoop Summit Brings Big Data News

It was a big week for Big Data, with multiple vendors making announcements at this week’s Hadoop Summit in San Jose. Among the big multi-vendor announcements in the Hadoop ecosystem was one from Linux Foundation ODPi (Open Data Platform Initiative) involving the ODPi Runtime specification, an open standard that covers HDFS, YARN and MapReduce components of a Hadoop deployment and specifies how those components should be configured.