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Yale researchers create database-Hadoop hybrid

HadoopDB offers the data-crunching prowess of a relational database with scalability

ComputerWorld, By Eric Lai, July 21, 2009

Yale University researchers have released an open-source parallel database that they say combines the data-crunching prowess of a relational database with the scalability of next-generation technologies such as Hadoop and MapReduce.

HadoopDB was announced on Monday by Yale computer science professor Daniel J. Abadi on his blog.

Abadi and his students created HadoopDB from components including the open-source database, PostgreSQL, the Apache Hadoop data-sorting technology and Hive, the internal Hadoop project created by Facebook Inc.

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