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From Something Something <mailinglist...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Google Patent on MapReduce
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 20:07:15 GMT
Here's some more info:

http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2010/01/googles-mapreduce-patent-what-does-it-mean-for-hadoop.ars

It will be nice to get some official announcement from Apache Hadoop team
regarding future of Hadoop.

- A very scared Hadoop Fan :(


On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Peter Sankauskas <peter@motally.com>wrote:

> I have heard that Google generally get patents to protect themselves rather
> than to enforce them. Google don't have any publicly available way to make
> money off of map-reduce (even Google App Engine does not map-reduce
> capability yet) so I would imagine they would be fine with Hadoop. Fingers
> crossed.
>
> Kind regards,
> Peter Sankauskas
>
> Motally, Inc
> Office: +1 (415) 932-6898
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Travaglini, Joseph <
> Joseph.Travaglini@fmr.com> wrote:
>
> > http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL
> > &p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=7,650,331.PN.&OS=
> > PN/7,650,331&RS=PN/7,650,331<
> http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL%0A&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=7,650,331.PN.&OS=%0APN/7,650,331&RS=PN/7,650,331
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > The USPTO granted a patent to Google today for MapReduce, after several
> > rejections.  I'm no patent expert; how does this affect Hadoop?
> >
> >
>

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