Nice article and interviews with important people in the history of Hadoop by Derrick Harris for GigaOm.
Depending on how one defines its birth, Hadoop is now 10 years old. In that
decade, Hadoop has gone from being the hopeful answer to Yahoo’s search-
engine woes to a general-purpose computing platform that’s poised to be the
foundation for the next generation of data-based applications.
This is the first article of a four-part series that promises to explain everything about Hadoop.
Original title and link: The History of Hadoop ( ©myNoSQL)