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Just when complaining about how slow Hadoop is starting to become a popular pastime, here comes someone that says it can help solve the problem. Nodeable (see disclosure), the company that launched last year as a Twitter-for-systems-management play, has made a shift in its business strategy and is now offering a cloud service for processing and analyzing streams of data in real time. Its new flagship service, called StreamReduce, is built atop Twitter’s open source Storm framework and acts as Hadoop’s faster, nimbler front-end partner.
To understand how StreamReduce works, it’s helpful to take a look back at how it came to be. As it turns out, Nodeable Founder and CEO Dave Rosenberg told me, the company realized quickly it needed to do something different if it wanted to add value in the systems management space, and that something was analytics. Rather than just produce a stream…
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