The Commoditization of Massive Data Analysis

Today’s article in O’Reilly’s Radar by Joseph Hellerstein, is a concise synopsis of the state-of-the-art large scale data analysis. It compares the Enterprise IT dominant Relational Database paradigm to the emerging (with a bullet!) MapReduce / Hadoop technologies. Professor Hellerstein, from UC Berkeley lives this stuff as a leading researcher on databases and distributed systems. [...] [...]