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Dremio Donates Fast Analytics Compiler to Apache Foundation

Dremio has donated the Gandiva Initiative -- a LLVM-based execution kernel designed to speed up analytical workloads – to the Apache Software Foundation, where it will become available to anybody who wants it as part o 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…

Google Lauds Outside Influence on Apache Beam

Apache Beam started life as a decidedly Google-ish technology designed to mask the complexity inherent in building sophisticated analytic pipelines that run across distributed systems. But over the course of becoming a t Read more…

A Peek Inside DataStax’s New Cloud Strategy

DataStax revealed this week that it's getting into the Apache Cassandra cloud business with the acquisition of DataScale. While the cloud pivot certainly diversifies DataStax's business, some speculate it may be a respon Read more…

Apache Foundation Keeps Eyes Wide Open with ODPi

If you're looking for controversy in the Apache Hadoop community, you need look no further than the 2015 launch of the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODPi), which some perceived as an attempt to wrest control of Apache H Read more…

Apache’s Wacky But Winning Recipe for Big Data Development

When Doug Cutting set out to develop an open source Web search engine in the late 1990s, he initially chose the GPL license to distribute his wares. When that failed, he decided to give the Apache Software Foundation a s Read more…

An Open Source Tour de Force at Apache: Big Data 2016

There's no question about it: open source drives big data. Some may forget how the big data software we use or write about every day actually gets made. But here at the Apache: Big Data North America conference in Vancou Read more…

ODPi Offers Olive Branch to Apache Software Foundation

The rift between the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODPi) and the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is on the mend, thanks in part to a peace offering by ODPi, an admission of being indelicate, and a $40,000 check. It may Read more…

Arrow Aims to Defrag Big In-Memory Analytics

You probably haven't heard of Apache Arrow yet. But judging by the people behind this in-memory columnar technology and the speed at which it just became a top-level project at the Apache Software Foundation, you're goni Read more…

Happy Birthday, Hadoop: Celebrating 10 Years of Improbable Growth

It's hard to believe, but the first Hadoop cluster went into production at Yahoo 10 years ago today. What began as an experiment in distributed computing for an Internet search engine has turned into a global phenomenon Read more…

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