tim test thinks this is interesting: Accessible— Hadoop runs on large clusters of commodity machines or on cloud computing services such as Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Robust— Because it is intended to run on commodity hardware, Hadoop is architected with the assumption of frequent hardware malfunctions. It can gracefully handle most such failures. From Chapter 1. Introducing Hadoop from Hadoop in Action by Chuck Lam Publisher: Manning Publications Released: December 2010 Note This is a note to my project management team.....(Note and Highlight example) Share this highlight http://learning.oreilly.com/a/hadoop-in-action/6343/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Have an account? Sign in.