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Re: Which release to use?
I am curious about the IBM product BigInishgts. Where can we download it? It
seems we have to register to download it?
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 12:38 PM, Tom Deutsch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> One quick clarification - IBM GA'd a product called BigInsights in 2Q. It
> faithfully uses the Hadoop stack and many related projects - but provides
> a number of extensions (that are compatible) based on customer requests.
> Not appropriate to say any more on this list, but the info on it is all
> publically available.
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> Unfortunately the picture is a bit more confusing.
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> Yahoo! is now HortonWorks. Their stated goal is to not have their own
> derivative release but to sell commercial support for the official Apache
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> So those selling commercial support are:
> *Cloudera
> *HortonWorks
> *MapRTech
> *EMC (reselling MapRTech, but had announced their own)
> *IBM (not sure what they are selling exactly... still seems like smoke and
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> *DataStax
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> So while you can use the Apache release, it may not make sense for your
> organization to do so. (Said as I don the flame retardant suit...)
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> The issue is that outside of HortonWorks which is stating that they will
> support the official Apache release, everything else is a derivative work
> of Apache's Hadoop. From what I have seen, Cloudera's release is the
> closest to the Apache release.
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> Like I said, things are getting interesting.
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> HTH
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