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November 14, 2013

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Jonathan Stevens

I wonder how many more companies will follow the lead of the federal government (NSA) and start building out data centers. Will they start to dot the landscape?!?

Melanie Schulz

I would guess its not only about the cornucopia of SQL based tools out there but also that its one of the few computer languages that aren't too difficult to learn and will provide a huge return for comparatively little investment. Thus Hadoop instantly becomes attractive to a much larger community of potential users.

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