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  • Apache Tajo brings data warehousing to Hadoop

    Organizations that want to extract more intelligence from their Hadoop deployments might find help from the relatively little known Tajo open source data warehouse software, which the Apache Software Foundation has pronounced as ready for commercial use.

    Written by Joab Jackson10 March 15 04:52
  • Netcraft: Microsoft closes in on Apache Web server lead

    After almost two decades of trailing the market leader, Microsoft's Web server software is coming close to rivaling the dominance of the Apache Web server, according to the latest Netcraft survey of Internet infrastructure.

    Written by Joab Jackson09 May 14 06:48
  • Apache frees Kafka messaging app from LinkedIn

    Internet services and other organizations hoping to plant a newsfeed on their Web sites, or aggregate their log files, could get a hand from a new pub/sub (publish-subscribe) messaging application called [<a href="">Kafka</a>, first developed by professional social networking service LinkedIn.

    Written by Joab Jackson09 Dec. 13 17:42
  • Apache Software Foundation unveils Hadoop 2, replacing MapReduce with YARN

    The Apache Software Foundation unveiled its latest release of its open source data processing program, Hadoop 2. It runs multiple applications simultaneously to enable users to quickly and efficiently leverage data in multiple ways at supercomputing speed, Apache said Wednesday.

    Written by Loek Essers16 Oct. 13 12:00
  • Apache Cassandra 2.0 brings the old school SQL functionality

    The Apache Cassandra NoSQL distributed data store continues to accumulate features that mimic traditional databases, with the newly released version 2 of the open source software offering triggers, lightweight transactions and an updated query language similar to SQL.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 Sept. 13 17:12