5 Reasons Organizations Use Hadoop [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 23, 2014

Hadoop, which as named after the elephant toy of the inventor of Hadoop, was developed because the existing data storage and processing tools appeared to be inadequate to handle all the large amounts of data that started to appear after the internet bubble. First it was Google who developed the paradigm MapReduce to be able to cope with the flow of data that came via its mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Yahoo in turn developed Hadoop in 2005 as an implementation of MapReduce.