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Spotify picks Hortonworks for “Europe’s largest Hadoop cluster”

17th Sep `13, 12:55 PM in Hadoop

Spotify is planning to move its 690-node Hadoop cluster, reportedly the largest in Europe, from Cloudera’s distribution of…

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Spotify is planning to move its 690-node Hadoop cluster, reportedly the largest in Europe, from Cloudera’s distribution of the big data platform over to Hortonworks’s Hadoop Data Platform (HDP).

The Swedish music streaming service first adopted Hadoop five years ago. It uses the big data platform to process customers’ music consumption data, in order to personalise their user experience and to support supplementary services such as a demand tracking for bands and record labels.

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