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From Muhammad Asif Abbasi <asif.abb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why is Apache BigTop named BigTop?
Date Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:08:23 GMT
Many thanks guys... That is quite helpful :)

Cheers,
Asif


On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 2:33 AM, Peter Linnell <plinnell@apache.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:52:43 -0700
> Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 03:38PM, Andre Arcilla wrote:
> > >    By 'these animals' you mean software engineers who create Hadoop
> > >    components that refuse to work together, right?
> >
> > No, I meant the components themselves: Hadoop, Pig and all others ;)
> >
> > >    On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Jay Vyas
> > > <[1]jayunit100@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >    We need a better bigtop logo so that this is more clear ^^^^ :)
> > >
> > >    On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 4:17 PM, Konstantin Boudnik
> > > <[2]cos@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >      Because it is a goddamn circus: we have to tame all these
> > > animals and juggle
> > >      things that can't even remotely be flying ;(
> > >      Hope it helps
> > >        Cos
> > >
> > >    On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 07:38PM, Muhammad Asif Abbasi wrote:
> > >    > Hi,
> > >    >
> > >    > Can anybody help me figure out, why Apache BigTop is called
> > >    > BigTop?
> > >    >
> > >    > Appreciate all the help.
> > >    >
> > >    > Cheers,
> > >
> > >    --
> > >    Jay Vyas
> > >    [3]http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
> > >
>
> Yeah, all these components make up for a good zoo, the more abstract
> reason is Bigtop is meant to signify everyone under the same tent i.e.
> all the various Hadoop ecosystem bits playing nicely together.
>
> Bigtop is kind of different from most Apache projects in that we
> provide things useful for other Apache projects.
>
> HTH,
> Peter
>
>

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