EMC recently announced that is has made some critical improvements on the Apache Hadoop Platform. The Apache platform has become very popular over the years despite some of its inherent drawbacks.
One problem with the platform is the inability to analyze large amounts of data. To combat this problem, EMC has developed a Pivotal HD distribution system. Using the system consumers can gain direct access to the Apache Hadoop file system.
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EMC Brings Data Analysis Breakthrough To Hadoop