What Is Hadoop? Here is a 101 with Mike Olson

April 30, 2012

Every technologist I know has been working to learn more about Hadoop. I bet you are already somewhat familiar with some of the neat use-cases of this technological framework. But let me ask, wouldn’t you like to be able to express what Hadoop is in a clear, succinct way? Would you like to be able to do that in ways that non-technologists understand?  That is a great goal to have and is actually easily accomplished. Just watch the following video of Cloudera CEO Mike Olson as he gives an articulation of “Hadoop 101″.(more…)