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Microsoft readying Hadoop for Windows Azure

Discussion in 'News' started by FSOwner, May 3, 2010.

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    Microsoft is preparing to provide Hadoop, a Java software framework for data-intensive distributed applications, for Windows Azure customers.

    Hadoop offers a massive data store upon which developers can run map/reduce jobs. It also manages clusters and distributed file systems. Microsoft will provide Hadoop within a "few months," said a Microsoft executive who wished to remain anonymous...

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