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From David Rosenstrauch <dar...@darose.net>
Subject Re: Hadoop name origin?
Date Mon, 23 Nov 2009 15:11:13 GMT
On 11/22/2009 09:58 PM, yiqi.tang@barclayscapital.com wrote:
> I read that Hadoop is named after a toy elephant. Is Hadoop just what
> the kid called the stuffed animal, or is Hadoop a well-known story
> character, like Dumbo? 

It's named after the project founder's son's favorite stuffed animal.

DR

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