Eadline: Is Hadoop the New HPC?

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Over at Admin HPC, Douglas Eadline writes that Hadoop could be the new corporate HPC for Big Data.

The growth of Hadoop and the hardware on which it runs has been increasing. Certainly it can be seen as a subset of HPC, offering a single yet powerful algorithm that has been optimized for a large number of commodity servers, with some crossover even into technical computing that could see further growth as things like YARN begin to give existing Hadoop clusters more HPC capabilities. Many companies are finding Hadoop to be the new Corporate HPC for big data.

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