Today in a press release VMware announced an Open Source Project today announced a new open source project, Serengeti, to enable enterprises to quickly deploy, manage and scale Apache Hadoop in virtual and cloud environments.
“Apache Hadoop has the potential to transform business by allowing enterprises to harness very large amounts of data for competitive advantage,” said Jerry Chen, vice president, Cloud and Application Services, VMware. “It represents one dimension of a sweeping change that is taking place in applications, and enterprises are looking for ways to incorporate these new technologies into their portfolios. VMware is working with the Apache Hadoop community to allow enterprise IT to deploy and manage Hadoop easily in their virtual and cloud environments.”
Check out the press release for full details.