Developers can perform MapReduce queries in Hadoop from Spring, then have triggered event results based on Hadoop, said Adam Fitzgerald, VMware director of developer relations. Also, developers can build complex workloads that interact with Hadoop either as individual MapReduce requests or as data-streaming results.
I think I get it now: Spring Hadoop is not for Hadoop users, but for Spring users that have to interact with Hadoop. It makes some sense now.
Original title and link: It’s Not for You It’s for Me: Spring Java Developers Get Hadoop Integration ( ©myNoSQL)