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Introducing Apache Hadoop: The Modern Data Operating System

HDFS block replica placement in your hands now!

Most Hadoop administrators set the default replication factor for their files to be three. The main assumption here is that if you keep three copies …

Realtime Hadoop usage at Facebook -- Part 2 - Workload Types

This is the second part of our SIGMOD-2011 paper that describes our use case for Apache Hadoop and Apache HBase in realtime workloads. You can find …

Realtime Hadoop usage at Facebook -- Part 1

Facebook recently deployed Facebook Messages, its first ever user-facing application built on the Apache Hadoop platform. It uses HDFS and HBase as …

Hadoop and Solid State Drives

Is there a story for the Hadoop Storage Stack (HDFS+HBase) on Solid State Drive (SSD)? This is a question that I have been asked by quite a few …

White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data …