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RIP DryadLinq, or long live LINQ-to-Hadoop?
About a month ago'ish I read some very sad news. Microsoft announced that they were killing off the DryadLinq (or LINQ-to-HPC) project in favor of Hadoop. I was one of the first users of DryadLinq outside of Microsoft, back when it was a pre-alpha project inside Microsoft Research. My company had a running HPC cluster and my boss convinced me to install DryadLinq on it to see what I could make it do. I worked with it for a year, and being a big LINQ and PLINQ fan, really enjoyed how easy it was to ......

Posted On Monday, December 12, 2011 10:35 AM

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