Google and Apache Hadoop: A Match Made in the Cloud

January 7, 2014

ImageTo the uninitiated, words like “Google” and “Hadoop” sound like the stuff of a futuristic make-believe world. Being that the MapReduce paper published by Google scientists Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat in 2004 inspired Hadoop, the coming together of Hadoop and Google is a match made in the cloud.