I asked my friend Scott Kahler about Hadoop 2.0 and he was nothing short of effusive. “Yes, it’s huge deal. YARN will make Hadoop a distributed app platform and not just a Big-Data processing engine,” Kahler told me.
The big deal doesn’t stop with the transition to YARN. There are a number of other changes to core Hadoop that have been made, are being made and will be made along with changes to the varied and sundry ‘other’ members of the ecosystem– and then there are the additions– the new members of the ecosystem to consider.
A big deal? Yes… A huge deal? Most definately… I would probably go so far as to say it’s GINORMOUS… but that’s me….
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