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Microsoft drops Dryad; puts its big-data bets on Hadoop

Microsoft is dropping its big-data, remote compute system in favour of Apache Hadoop – the open source implementation of the Google technologies MapReduce and Google File System.

This is most likely a good thing as Microsoft’s venture is slightly unproven whereas Hadoop has many many contributors (particularly Yahoo and Cloudera) and has been around for quite some time now.

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