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From Mark Kerzner <markkerz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Which release to use?
Date Fri, 15 Jul 2011 21:25:55 GMT
Steve,

this is so well said, do you mind if I repeat it here,
http://shmsoft.blogspot.com/2011/07/hadoop-commercial-support-options.html

Thank you,
Mark

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:

> On 15/07/2011 15:58, Michael Segel wrote:
>
>>
>> Unfortunately the picture is a bit more confusing.
>>
>> Yahoo! is now HortonWorks. Their stated goal is to not have their own
>> derivative release but to sell commercial support for the official Apache
>> release.
>> 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
>> mirrors...)
>> *DataStax
>>
>
> + Amazon, indirectly, that do their own derivative work of some release of
> Hadoop (which version is it based on?)
>
> I've used 0.21, which was the first with the new APIs and, with MRUnit, has
> the best test framework. For my small-cluster uses, it worked well. (oh, and
> I didn't care about security)
>
>
>

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