Hadoop was created by Doug Cutting and Mike Cafarella in 2005 as a side project at Yahoo to enable a search project called Nutch to run across lots of machines. Now chief architect at Hadoop distributor...
Solid developer and inrupt advisor on progress with Berners-Lee's vision of re-decentralising the web.
Interview: MongoDB cofounder Eliot Horowitz - 'I'd like to see a fair fight with the cloud providers'
Horowitz discusses MongoDB's licensing and how he wants to see more VC money being ploughed into core open source
Why IT companies are turning to open source to address the shortage of graduates, an ageing workforce and the changing working habits
Older, more established ways of doing things simply don't measure up any longer
Lack of support for 32-bit games in future versions of Ubuntu means many Steam games will no longer run