9/18/2013

The Hadoop 2.0 release is in testing and is expected to be available next month, Steve Lohr writes. Gartner's Merv Adrian says the open-source software will provide "a far more versatile data operating environment." A survey by the market-research firm found that 64% of companies are investing or plan to invest in Big Data technology within two years, compared with 58% in a similar survey last year.

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