Open source software tools have become all the rage, especially around big data and that is a GOOD thing. I have accumulated 3 lists that are very popular. Please let me know if you see things missing.
Fari writes: It was not easy to select a few out of many Open Source projects. My objective was to choose the ones that fit Big Data’s needs most. What has changed in the world of Open Source is that the big players have become stakeholders; IBM’s alliance with Cloud Foundry, Microsoft providing a development platform for Hadoop, Dell’s Open Stack-Powered Cloud Solution, VMware and EMC partnering on Cloud, Oracle releasing its NoSql database as Open Source.
Via Elizabeth E Charles