Hadoop Creator Yahoo Finds It’s Not Enough, Turns to Druid

This Hadoop thing started by Yahoo 10 years ago seems to be catching on, but it lacks certain functionality, so the Web giant has moved on in its never-ending quest for more efficient Big Data processing. Say hello to Druid.

“While Hadoop still solves many critical problems in our business, as our needs have grown, we’ve come to realize that Hadoop is not the end-all, be-all solution to the entirety of our data problems,” said a post on the Yahoo Engineering blog site this week.

Author: David Ramel

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