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Video: Why Hadoop Can Run Faster on vSphere than Native

In this video interview, Jeff Buell, one of VMware’s senior performance engineers, shares his perspectives on the importance of Big Data for customers and for VMware. He also addresses the issue of why his Hadoop testing showed significantly better performance running Hadoop on vSphere when compared to native in some instances. The video (running time 6:20) is here.


The full white paper detailing Jeff’s Hadoop performance testing done in partnership with AMAX and Mellanox is here.