Monthly Archives: June 2011

It’s The API, Stupid! (Part 2)

In my last post, I argued that the fundamental reason why Hadoop and other MapReduce-based technologies have failed to gain widespread enterprise adoption is the current state of their APIs.  There are two big problems with today’s MapReduce implementations: The … Continue reading

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It’s The API, Stupid!

Since launching Bacon Wrapped Data two months ago, I’ve written numerous posts on Big Data but have yet to say much about the world outside of massively parallel RDBMSs.  In recent weeks, Hadoop has roared back into the headlines on … Continue reading

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