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Two Elephants Face Off: Hadoop and Oracle


I stopped into the Yahoo Hadoop Summit (Twitter: #HadoopSummit) to see how far the open source Hadoop technology has progressed. This open source community has been advancing for years with support from Internet titans like Yahoo!, eBay and Facebook. Hadoop, as my colleague David Menninger has written, is now ready to play a large role as organizations try to cope with data on a large scale and solidify their information management agenda.

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Comments (3)
I'm interested to know more specifics on your comment that "It is clear now that Oracle has made sure to minimize the open source aspects of mySQL after buying it along with Sun Microsystems and has quietly removed it from any significant role in the industry." Where can I find more information about that?
Posted by Robert K | Wednesday, July 06 2011 at 2:16PM ET
@Robert: you will never find any info about this sentence, since is the personal opinion of someone who doesn't know the database market and probably consider too difficult to attend a webinar or a event.

Regarding the author of blog, I challenge him to explain better here in public the reasons of this sentence. If he has at least one of course.

Posted by Massimo B | Saturday, July 09 2011 at 12:14PM ET
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