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Hadoop Ecosystem Evolves: 10 Cool Big Data Projects

Hadoop Ecosystem Evolves: 10 Cool Big Data Projects

By Jessica Davis

Managing and analyzing big data — the exponentially growing body of information collected from social media, sensors attached to “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT), structured data, unstructured data, and everything else that can be collected — has become a massive challenge. To tackle the task, developers have created a new set of open source technologies.

The flagship software, Apache Hadoop, an Apache Software Foundation project, celebrated its 10th anniversary last month. A lot has happened in those 10 years. Many other technologies are now also a part of the big data and Hadoop ecosystem, mostly within the Apache Software Foundation, too.

Spark, Hive, HBase, and Storm are among the options developers and organizations are using to create big data technologies and contribute them to the open source community for further development and adoption.

Read more at Information Week