I like this idea. Nobody remembers how big data platform Hadoop got its name (it was for a soft toy elephant owned by one of the creators), so why not make it a recursive acronym?
Picture: Susan Fitzgerald
Gartner analyst Merv Adrian suggests that Hadoop could logically stand for:
Hadoop And Diverse Other Operating Platforms
Given the range of tools used in a typical Hadoop setup, this makes sense to us. Thoughts?
Hadoop Is A Recursive Acronym [Gartner Blogs]