After hearing the praises of Hadoop I had a brief look it and the Map/Reduce paradigm. Most info was read from Wikipedia and references in wiki articles. In particular, this paper from Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat. Hadoop is an opensource software framework that implements MapReduce and Google File System. The aim is to enable easy and robust deployment of highly parallel data set processing programs. It is important to note that the MapReduce.. Read More