Thanks to Twitter and Clouderas efforts, Hadoop has a new storage format ready-made for analytic processing.
Every Hadoop vendor wants to be different. MapR opt for NoSQL approach to their special Hadoop sauce
The first of the beyond batch projects becomes available to the public, as Cloudera set Impala free.
They might be late to the dance, but Platfora’s Hadoop-preaching BI solution looks to be worth the wait.