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From David Rosenstrauch <dar...@darose.net>
Subject Re: Hadoop name origin?
Date Mon, 23 Nov 2009 15:44:46 GMT
I think it's a name the kid made up.

DR

On 11/23/2009 10:39 AM, yiqi.tang@barclayscapital.com wrote:
> Right, I got that. The question is that is this just a random name the
> son happened to have given the toy, or like Dumbo, which is an elephant
> character from a well known kids' story.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Clayton
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> Clayton (Yiqi) Tang, Equity RTB, Global Head of App Mgmt Engineering,
> Barclays Capital
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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Rosenstrauch [mailto:darose@darose.net] 
> Sent: Monday, November 23, 2009 10:11 AM
> To: hdfs-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Hadoop name origin?
> 
> 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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