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Quest to combine Oracle with Hadoop

Quest to combine Oracle with Hadoop: another one to show that Oracle is the clear market leader, and everybody trying to position themselves around them.

Quest Software has announced a new partnership with Cloudera to create an Oracle connector for the Apache Hadoop database. […] The new tool not only handles data transfers, but also implements the meta information in Hadoop classes, allowing applications to be run with Oracle as well as Hadoop. Ora-Oop is to ensure that data can be exchanged equally well in both directions.