Tag Archives: Hadoop

A Good Use for Hadoop

Netflix is an amazing company. I’ve been a customer for over a decade, starting with the well known red envelopes that moved DVDs through the mail. Since then I’ve continued to subscribe as a streaming company and have enjoyed quite … Continue reading

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Hadoop and SQL Server

There has been a lot of media attention to Hadoop in the last few years. In fact, Microsoft has spent a lot of resources to build the HDInsight version of the platform and integrate it into SQL Server. I’ve read quite a bit … Continue reading

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The Power of Hadoop

  I wrote about Hadoop years ago, when it was a young project from Yahoo. Over the years the framework has evolved to become very important to a number of companies, important enough for Microsoft to make some substantial investments in Hadoop … Continue reading

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