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Why the Hoopla over Hadoop?

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    Not only can Hadoop process massive amounts of data, it does so at impressive, record-breaking speeds. In fact, Hadoop holds the world record time for sorting the largest amount of data after Yahoo's Grid Computing team used it to sort one terabyte of data in 62 seconds and one petabyte in 16.25 hours.

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Why the Hoopla over Hadoop?

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    Not only can Hadoop process massive amounts of data, it does so at impressive, record-breaking speeds. In fact, Hadoop holds the world record time for sorting the largest amount of data after Yahoo's Grid Computing team used it to sort one terabyte of data in 62 seconds and one petabyte in 16.25 hours.

Hadoop is a hot topic right now, in the tech press and in the minds of IT organizations with large amounts of data. What is Hadoop and why should business leaders care? Loraine Lawson has broken down the reasons in nine easy to understand facts.

 

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