The Top 5 Hadoop Distributions

A new report by Forrester Research’s big data analysts says that adopting Hadoop is “mandatory” for any organization that wishes to do advanced analytics and get actionable insights on their data. Forrester estimates that between 60% and 73% of data that ...

VMware Updates Big Data Extensions with Hadoop 2 Support

VMware Inc. updated its Big Data Extensions (BDE) for its vSphere virtualization platform, including support for Hadoop 2. BDE's set of integrated management tools -- built into vSphere -- help organizations deploy, run and manage Hadoop. With BDE, vSphere users can ...