Microsoft may love Linux now, but can Hadoop vendors ever kiss and make up?

John Leonard
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IT vendors commonly co-operate to standardise platforms these days, but Cloudera and MapR say a firm 'no' to Hortonworks' ODP collaboration

Necessity creates some strange bedfellows. Who just a few years back could have imagined Microsoft climbing into the sack with Linux? After all, wasn't it Steve Ballmer who in 2001 described Linux ...

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