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VMware

Businesses can now run the Hadoop system on VMware's vSphere virtualization platform giving the Big Data software a boost in high-availability, elasticity, multi-tenancy and resource sharing, VMware is announcing at the Hadoop Summit.

Under an open-source project it calls "Serengeti," VMware is offering a free download of a toolkit for deploying Apache Hadoop clusters on vSphere 5.0. The toolkit is available under an Apache 2.0 license. The toolkit will support all major distributions of Apache Hadoop, including those from Cloudera and Hortonworks.