You may have heard of this Apache Hadoop thing, used for Big Data processing along with associated projects like Apache Spark, the new shiny toy in the open source movement. They’re among the most active and popular projects under the direction of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), a non-profit open source steward.
But you may not have heard of lesser-known Big Data projects guided by the ASF that can be equally useful in your development efforts — projects like Bigtop, REEF and Storm. Here’s a list of the five most active projects listed by the ASF under the “Big Data” category, ranked by a combination of the number of committers and the number of associated Project Management Committee (PMC) members.
Author: David Ramel