Fedora Linux 20 Gears Up to Be a Big Data Server

fedora_logoThe open source Fedora Linux distribution is out this week with the first alpha development build of its Fedora 20 release. One of the key additions set to land in Fedora 20 is a set of Apache Hadoop application packages. Hadoop is an open source collection of projects that has become synonymous with the term “Big Data” in recent years.

Fedora Project Leader Robyn Bergeron says:

I have looked into this and my recollection is that no other Linux distribution has Apache Hadoop packaged. There are lots of packages that you can import into your own distro, but this is all packaged properly into Fedora itself.

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