Apache Mahout, Hadoop’s original machine learning project, is moving on from MapReduce zite.to/P7tLxo
The Stinger Initiative: Making Apache Hive 100 Times Faster zite.to/ZgELZ9
Pig is an open source platform for analyzing large data sets that works in conjunction with Hadoop clusters and Map-Reduce jobs. They recently announced their 0.20 release featuring a 5X performance gain over the previous version. Check out the details.
The ApacheCon 2009 event is taking place this week in Amsterdam. If you can’t make it to the conference in person, check out the streaming available. Lots of good stuff about managing data in the cloud, hadoop, and more.