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Hadoop cluster

A Hadoop cluster is a special type of computational cluster designed specifically for storing and analyzing huge amounts of unstructured data in a distributed computing environment.  More

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"A Hadoop cluster based on commodity hardware is better positioned to scale incrementally, and the required investment in a few more compute nodes and storage devices should be relatively small." - David Loshin

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    hybrid flash array

    A hybrid  flash array is a solid state storage disk system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

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buffer overflow

A buffer overflow occurs when a program attempts to write more data to a fixed length block of memory, or buffer, than the buffer is allocated to hold. Buffer overflow exploits may enable remote ex...