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Hadoop, the elephant in the enterprise

The open-source software, which has emerged as the de facto standard for big data processing, may be what tips enterprise in the favor of open source, according to some high-level execs.

By June 13, 2012

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VMware works to make Hadoop 'virtualization-aware'

The virtualization giant is moving up the big data stack with its new Serengeti open-source project.

By June 13, 2012

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Is Hadoop the new tape?

Is Hadoop a cool new petabyte storage array? Or is it already as obsolete as yesteryear's tape drives? Some think Hadoop is merely a bridge to some better, future platform.

By March 27, 2012

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Dead and buried: Microsoft's holy war on open-source software

Q&A: Years ago, Microsoft's CEO described open source as a cancer. Times have changed. Just ask 22-year Redmond veteran and open-source proponent Mark Hill.

By June 1, 2014

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Microsoft cloud service lets firms tap data from Net-connected gadgets

Company is kicking off a limited preview of a new Azure cloud service for managing and analyzing data from Internet of Things devices and sensors.

By April 15, 2014

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Why Nadella is the smart CEO pick to lead Microsoft

commentary Former Microsoft exec Brad Silverberg explains why insider Satya Nadella is the perfect person to lead the company into 2014.

By February 4, 2014

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Hortonworks looks to grow Hadoop ecosystem

Hortonworks CEO talks about the origin of Hadoop and how his company intends to monetize the open-source, big data standout.

By August 29, 2011

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IBM launches Hadoop-based analytics software

Big Blue earmarks $100 million for analytics and big data research, and launches InfoSphere BigInsights and Streams software based on open-source Hadoop technology.

By May 20, 2011

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How Facebook stands to gain by sharing its trade secrets

Internet companies seem to enjoy turning the world upside down by sharing software and operational details. Of course, it's still done out of self-interest.

By September 17, 2013

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Cloudera ups the ante on open-source Hadoop

The latest release of Cloudera's Hadoop distribution puts big data processing into a neat stack for ease of use and efficiency.

By April 12, 2011