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Mike Olson on Zoo Animals, Object Stores, and the Future of Cloudera

Sep 19, 2018 |

During last week’s Strata Data Conference, Datanami sat down to talk with Cloudera Chief Strategy Officer Mike Olson to talk about the state of big data, and where Cloudera offerings are headed next. Read more…

Arcadia Data Looks to Streamline Big Data Search

Sep 4, 2018 |

Since emerging in June 2015, Arcadia Data has steadily upgraded its native Hadoop visual analytics platform to its latest hybrid iteration running both on the open-source framework and the cloud that now includes search-based business intelligence and analytics. Read more…

Cloudera Pivots from Zoo Animals to Data Warehousing

Aug 28, 2018 |

As an amalgamation of various open source projects, Hadoop has always been a little wild, which kept followers on the cutting edge, for better and for worse. With today’s launch of Cloudera Data Warehouse, Cloudera is taking a step away from the raucous zoo and toward the more button-down and shrink-wrapped world of data warehousing. Read more…

Pandora’s Journey from Hadoop to MemSQL

Aug 22, 2018 |

Pandora Media, the music streaming service, transitioned two years ago from heavy reliance on Hadoop for distributed processing to MemSQL as its primary database.

The switch was prompted by the company’s inability by 2016 to keep up with evolving requirements and new features on the advertising-based side of the streaming service. Read more…

Cisco Backs Data Startup Dremio

Jul 31, 2018 |

Dremio Corp., the startup launched by the creators of Apache Arrow development platform for in-memory data, continues to attract investors to its data platform.

The three-year-old company based in Mountain View, Calif., announced additional funding by Cisco Investments, extending its Series B funding round in January to $25 million. Read more…

Water Co. Exploring Use of ML to Detect Quality Issues

Jul 30, 2018 |

Everybody expects to have clean drinking water. But as the lead crises in Michigan has shown, that’s not always the case. Now American Water, the largest publicly traded water company in the country, is actively researching the use of machine learning and real-time streaming data technology to detect and identify potentially harmful chemical signatures in its surface drinking water supply. Read more…

Neustar Finds the ‘Last Mile’ for Hadoop Analytics

Jul 9, 2018 |

Like many companies in the marketing analytics business, Neustar uses Hadoop to store and process large amounts of highly granular data on behalf of its clients. In fact, the company has used Hadoop for over a decade, a success story in its own right. Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

Jun 26, 2018 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled a major enhancement to its big data cluster that introduces features commonly found on public cloud platforms, including support for an S3-compatible API, erasure coding, and a data-tiering function that supports external “cheap and deep” Read more…

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Jun 19, 2018 |

Organizations are best served security-wise if they favor and adopt open source technology — especially enterprise open source — over proprietary alternatives, according to Hortonworks. However, not everybody agrees that open source software intrinsically is more secure. Read more…

Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

Jun 18, 2018 |

Organizations these days demand to run their big data workloads wherever and whenever they want – in their own private data centers, in public clouds, on the edge, and every which way in between. Read more…

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