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Blog Archive for tomwhite during February 2006

In a previous blog I wrote about Nutch's MapReduce implementation, for distributed processing of massive data sets. This, and the closely related Nutch Distributed File System (renamed Hadoop Distributed File System), have now been moved into a standalone project called Hadoop. According to Doug Cutting, who created Hadoop (as well as Lucene and Nutch), the name comes from: The name my kid...