> I read a while ago that maybe IBM or Yahoo! were going to provide a "cloud"
> for academic purposes. Does anybody know if those intentions materialised?
> or if there any other ( free or not so expensive ) platform to test Hadoop
> jobs??? I mean, obviously there would be several limitations on it, but I
> don't have access to a cluster and I have some Hadoop jobs I need to test
> them, so I can prove to my people the power of it (:
> Thanks in advance.
Can you check if OpenCirrus (https://opencirrus.org/) can fit your
bill ? It seems like some one like a faculty member can request access
by submitting a proposal.