There’s been a lot of buzz about Apache Hadoop lately. Just the other day, some of our friends at Yahoo! reclaimed the terasort record from Google using Hadoop, and the folks at Facebook let on that they ingest 15 terabytes a day into their 2.5 petabyte Hadoop-powered data warehouse.
But many people still find themselves wondering just how all this works, and what it means to them. We get a lot of common questions while working with customers,