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If not all, most (1, 2 etc) of the Big Data frameworks get built for Linux platforms and…

BDMS
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If not all, most (1, 2 etc) of the Big Data frameworks get built for Linux platforms and then later some of them are migrated to the Windows platform as a second thought. It’s not something new, but Microsoft has partnered with HortonWorks to make sure that Hadoop and other Big Data frameworks work smoothly on the Windows platform. Microsoft had Dryad which is a distributed computing platform which had been abandoned for Hadoop. Not only Hadoop is being ported to Windows as HDP, but one can also expect tight integration with other Windows services/softwares.

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