Julie188 writes: "Look out Hadoop, there is a (sort of) new kid in town that promises to handle the big data problem better than you can. HPCC (High Performance Computing Cluster) Systems from LexisNexis has been evolving over the past 10 years in the pressure cooker environment of LexisNexis, handling terabytes and sometimes petabytes of data. Now that engine is being open sourced by LexisNexis and made available to everyone."
"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a
cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken