Hadoop project ODP regroups under Linux Foundation’s umbrella

March 29, 2016

Via: InfoWorld

After major criticism within the Hadoop community about its nature and aims,Open Data Platform — an initiative to create a reference-standard Hadoop distribution for others to build from — announced Monday it will now be hosted at the Linux Foundation as a Collaborative Project.

The goal with this new organizational structure is to ameliorate the perception that the ODP Initiative is vendor-owned and -controlled, rather than just participated in by Hadoop vendors among many others.

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