Hadoop Distribution from Yahoo!

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June 12, 2009, 1:27 am

Yahoo! has announced the availability of its own distribution of Apache Hadoop framework for distributed computing. The source-only distribution of Yahoo’s Hadoop is the version of the Apache Hadoop code that is used internally by Yahoo! on tens of thousands of systems.

The Yahoo! release includes patches that Yahoo! has incorporated to improve the performance and stability of their own clusters. Yahoo! points out that all these patches have been contributed back to the Apache project, but may not be available yet, in an official Apache release…