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Image Gallery: Yahoo's Hadoop Implementation

Designed for cloud computing, the Hadoop data management system handles petabytes of data at a time, pairing Google's MapReduce with a distributed file management system for use on large clusters.
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Olga Natkovich, Pig engineering manager, and Alan Gates, Pig lead architect and a Pig contributor. Pig is a parallel programming language developed by Yahoo Research, the firm's central research unit, which allows Yahoo to easily perform procedural data processing tasks on top of Hadoop. It is the standard pipeline processing solution at Yahoo!

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