Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 is now certified for Ubuntu 12.04
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Hadoop 2.0 underscores the fact that it is becoming a de facto ecosystem for Big Data developers across the globe. Got an idea for a new app or web service? Build it on top of Hadoop. Take the core product in a different direction. If others find that app or web service useful, expect further development on top of your work.
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Hortonworks‘ announcement of the Stinger Initiative last week claiming to make Hive 100 times faster utilising and introducing new core Hadoop technologies. It could result in a near-BigQuery-style performance for a wide range of Hadoop users. That would enable ad hoc and interactive data querying for large datasets, something that requires sophisticated, large, traditional data warehouse setups. Hadoop clusters would instantly solve a highly significant use-case in many companies and potentially become dual use.
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Hadoop 2.0/YARN is the first big step in evolving Hadoop beyond a strict Map/Reduce paradigm, in that it at least allows for the possibility of non- or beyond-MapReduce processing engines. While YARN didn’t meet its target of general availability around year-end 2012, Arun Murthy of Hortonworks told me recently that: