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Putting Some Real Time Sting into Hive

A coalition of Hive community enthusiasts report that they have achieved a 45x performance increase for Apache Hive through an effort they have branded “The Stinger Initiative.” The group says they are aiming at 100x improvement. Read more…

Microsoft Pushes Hadoop up Windows Hill

Back in November we took a look at how Microsoft was tapping into the open source momentum behind Hadoop with their take on the framework. Since then, the company has been able to push their Hadoop for Windows message into the... Read more…

The Week in Big Data Research

We span the globe for this week's big data research and development stories. From modeling in Poland and Montreal to analyzing e-literature in Norway and hashing in Japan, this week has a distinct international flair. Also included this week are studies of big data compression out of MIT and private data center access from Microsoft. Read more…

Microsoft Taps on Open Source Window

Following the demise of its Dryad project, which sought to bring Hadoop-like capabilities to the Windows community, Microsoft branched out and joined forces with Hadoop distro vendor and Apache gatekeeper, Hortonworks. In an effort to give the open source community an open Windows access to Hadoop, they were... Read more…

Microsoft Drinks Open Source Kool-Aid

Microsoft is committing itself to the concept of “openness” through some rather surprising new initiatives and partnerships--as well as through its very open new effort devoted to letting users know just how much they love open... Read more…

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