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Hadoop Alternative Is Faster and Lighter, Proponents Say

For all its benefits, Hadoop has its drawbacks. The actual movement of data can be complex, and does not lend itself to efficient execution. Discouraged with Hadoop's heaviness, an online advertising company developed an Read more…

Amazon Unveils Dynamo as a Service

This week Amazon formally announced that it would be offering users the ability to take advantage of Dynamo, the framework it has used to provide high availability, reliability and scalability to a number of its own web operations. The company claims this offering is enterprise-ready.... Read more…