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Hadoop Set To Connect

Microsoft is tapping into the Apache Foundations Hadoop project to tie SQL Server and its data warehousing edition to Hadoop systems. Hadoop is an open source-distributed computer platform

The two connectors are only in the community technology preview (CTP) stage -- a long-winded way of saying beta.

Microsoft joins an elite band of Hadoop supporters which include Amazon, AOL, eBay, Facebook, Google, IBM and Twitter.

Do you want to see Microsoft do more to support open source? If so, how? Shoot your answers to dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/29/2011 at 1:18 PM


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