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Linux lessons for Hadoop doubters

In Hadoop Land, we’re still in the transition from zero per cent adoption to one per cent adoption.

Part of the reason is Hadoop’s own shortcomings. Despite being a big proponent of Hadoop, IBM points to a few specific deficiencies in Hadoop that hold it back, including a lack of performance and scalability, inflexible resource management, and a limitation to a single distributed file system instead of multiple data source support.