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Cloud computing with Linux and Apache Hadoop


This article shows you how to use Apache Hadoop to build a MapReduce framework to make a Hadoop Cluster and how to create a sample MapReduce application which runs on Hadoop. You will also learn how to set up a time/disk-consuming task on the cloud.

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Created by ItalianPenguin 8 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 36 weeks ago
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Cloudera CEO: Hadoop, Open Source and the Cloud (Video)


But here’s the zillion-dollar question: Is Cloudera really the next hot open source start-up, perhaps a nascent XenSource (bought by Citrix for a gorgeous $500 million)? Or will it be just another fledgling rushing into the crowded cloud computing sector?

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Open Source Cloud Computing Made Easy


Creating a business around free software is hardly a new idea: Cygnus Solutions, based around Stallman's GCC, was set up in 1989. But here's one with a trendy twist: a company based on the open source *cloud computing* app Hadoop, an Apache Project

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Open Enterprise Interview: Mike Olson, Cloudera


Yesterday, I wrote about the launch of the open source company Cloudera. Olson explains the background to the company, and to Hadoop, the software it is based on: what it does, and why business might want to use it; he talks about his company's services and business model, and why he thinks cloud computing is neither a threat nor an opportunity for open source.

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Created by StayPuff 9 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 14 weeks ago
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FOSS developers need to pay more attention to Web 2.0


"Web 2.0 software-as-a-service applications built on top of the LAMP stack now generate several orders of magnitude more revenue than any companies seeking to directly monetize open source. And most of the software used by those Web 2.0 companies above the commodity platform layer is proprietary. Not only that, Web 2.0 is siphoning developers and buzz away from open source."

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