Hadoop: A Linux even Microsoft likes

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 14, 2011 8:42 PM EDT
The Register; By Matt Asay
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There was a time when Microsoft despised open source, because open source essentially meant "Linux," and Linux was a serious threat to Microsoft's operating system business. While that threat remains, open source has become such a big tent that Microsoft increasingly feels at home with a broad array of open-source projects. Nowhere is this truer than in its announced support for Hadoop, the open-source software framework that dominates the Big Data movement.

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