Apache Hadoop at 10

2016 marks the 10th Anniversary of Hadoop. This birthday provides us an opportunity to celebrate, and also to reflect on how we got here and where we are going. Hadoop has come to symbolize big data, itself central to this…
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Apache Hadoop at 20

A week or two ago, Doug Cutting wrote up a ten-year retrospective on Apache Hadoop for the project’s birthday. I enjoyed it. As co-creator of the project, Doug’s had a privileged seat from which to watch the decade unfold. I…
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How I Got Into Hadoop

“Doug Cutting has done it again. The creator of Lucene and Nutch has implemented (with Mike Cafarella and others) a distributed platform for high volume data processing called MapReduce.” These were the opening words in my first blog post on…
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