It's not a secret anymore!
The moose likes Hadoop and the fly likes Hadoop is it XTP Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Databases » Hadoop
Bookmark "Hadoop is it XTP" Watch "Hadoop is it XTP" New topic

Hadoop is it XTP

Lahiru Karu

Joined: Oct 06, 2011
Posts: 1
Is Hadoop a extreme transaction processing tool? Can Hadoop be integrated any NoSQL data store?
Alex Holmes

Joined: Oct 19, 2012
Posts: 21
I would classify Hadoop as a "extreme record processing tool". Hadoop doesn't have transactional semantics which are offered by relational databases. It's really a batch-based system that allows you to work with large data volumes at scale.

HBase would be the canonical example of Hadoop integration with a NoSQL system. There's an article on Oracle's site about Hadoop integration with their NoSQL data store:

Author, Hadoop in Practice,
Blog at
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Hadoop is it XTP
It's not a secret anymore!