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Linux lessons for Hadoop doubters

Aug 02, 2012, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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.

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