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Machine Learning, from Single Core to Whole Cluster

The demand for production-quality software for mining insights from datasets across scales has exploded in the last several years. The growing size of datasets throughout industry, government, and other fields has increa Read more…

Microsoft Now Developing Its Own Hadoop

Hadoop might be dead, but that’s not stopping public cloud providers from using it. The latest to make a move is Microsoft Azure, which in July announced that it would begin developing its own distribution under its HD Read more…

Google Cloud’s Dataproc Gets a GPU-Powered Spark Boost

Google Cloud’s Dataproc – its big data platform that allows users to run Apache Hadoop and Spark jobs – is getting a boost. Apache Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 have launched general availability, enhancing users’ data an Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. With that said Read more…

Here’s What Doug Cutting Says Is Hadoop’s Biggest Contribution

Apache Hadoop isn't the center of attention in the IT world anymore, and much of the hype has dissipated (or at least regrouped behind AI). But the open source software project still has a place for on-premise workloads, Read more…

New Cloudera Plots a Course Toward a Unified Future

The merger of Hortonworks and Cloudera will eliminate competition in the market for big data platforms and create a clear leader in the space. Once the transaction is complete, the new Cloudera will embark upon the chall Read more…

Is Hadoop Officially Dead?

The merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks was applauded by many people in the big data community, and even Wall Street liked the news initially. But as the confetti from the party clears, some are asking tough questions, li Read more…

Reaction to Hortonworks-Cloudera Mega Merger

"I didn't see this coming." That was a common reaction to yesterday's news that Hortonworks and Cloudera are combining forces in a blockbuster $5.2-billion merger. Sentiment was mostly positive, especially among people w Read more…

Hadoop 3.0 Ships, But What Does the Roadmap Reveal?

As promised, the Apache Software Foundation delivered Hadoop version 3.0 before the end of the year. Now the Hadoop community turns its attention to versions 3.1 and 3.2, which are slated to bring even more good stuff du Read more…

Hadoop 3.0 Likely to Arrive Before Christmas

It's looking like big data developers will get an early holiday present as work on Hadoop version 3.0 nears completion. And while Hadoop 3.0 brings compelling new features, including a 50% increase in capacity and upward Read more…

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