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Hadoop alternative to be open sourced

Jun 17, 2011, 12:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Kanaracus)

"HPCC Systems runs on clusters of commodity hardware and is made up of a number of components, centered around the company's Enterprise Control Language, a 'declarative, data-centric programming language optimized for large-scale data management and query processing,' LexisNexis said.

"A component called Thor handles data ETL (extraction, transformation and loading) chores, while a third system named Roxie delivers 'highly scalable, high-performance online query processing and data warehouse capabilities,' LexisNexis said."

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