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Attacking Hadoop’s HDFS: 8 Ways to Replace HDFS

Derick Harris for GigaOm:

Ironically, one of Hadoop’s biggest shortcomings now is also one of its biggest strengths going forward —the Hadoop Distributed File System.

But if the growing number of options for replacing HDFS signifies anything, it’s that HDFS isn’t quite where it needs to be.

No alternatives => vendor lock-in => bad

Multiple options => proof of weaknesses => bad

Confused? I am a bit.

Original title and link: Attacking Hadoop’s HDFS: 8 Ways to Replace HDFS (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)

via: http://gigaom.com/cloud/because-hadoop-isnt-perfect-8-ways-to-replace-hdfs/