The popular big data program Apache’s Hadoop is difficult to use. Indeed, Datanami, an important big data publication, recently found that “the Hadoop dream of unifying data and compute in a distributed manner has all but failed in a smoking heap of cost and complexity”. One reason? “It’s just a very complicated stack to build on.”
One answer: Educate developers. That’s where The Linux Foundation comes in with its latest massive open online course (MOOC): LFS103x — Introduction to Apache Hadoop.