AddThis Hydra

Hydra is a new open source solution from AddThis for processing large volumes of data.

AddThis have open sourced their large-scale data processing solution "Hydra":

Hydra on Github

FLOSS Weekly covered this in a podcast recently, that included Chris Burroughs the engineer at AddThis who lead the effort to open source Hydra:

Hydra on FLOSS Weekly

It looks like an interesting tool for processing large volumes of data, I'm really looking forward to playing with this. Kudos to AddThis for releasing it.

John Collins

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