One Hadoop Distribution To Rule Them All?

One Hadoop Distribution To Rule Them All?

The Hadoop ecosystem is suddenly frothy with competition, and not everyone is going to win. Leading contenders are those that contribute most to the ecosystem, either through Hadoop contributions or add-on software that makes Hadoop more usable.

Proprietary Hadoop Is A Losing Strategy

Proprietary Hadoop Is A Losing Strategy

EMC has a shiny new Hadoop distribution, which boasts improved performance and ease of use. Despite these apparent advantages, EMC has baked one thing into its product that severely cuts its odds of success: a proprietary license.