When you are planning to implement Hadoop, there’s always a question of whether to stay with the open source implementation or go with one of the companies that provides a higher-service version of the software, in this case Cloudera, Hortonworks, or MapR.
On the one hand, the non-company distributed version costs nothing in terms of procurement. That no-cost model gives organizations quite a bit of freedom in terms of playing with a new and unfamiliar technology and figuring out just what it can do and what it can’t. There’s little commitment involved.
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