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LinkedIn Open Sources Tech Behind 10,000-Node Hadoop Cluster

LinkedIn last week open sourced DynoYARN, a key piece of technology that allows it to predict how appliacation performance will be impacted as it scales Hadoop to gargantuan proportions, including one 10,000-node cluster Read more…

Who’s Winning in Open Source Data Tech

Organizations understandably want the innovation that comes with using open source data management tech, but how do you know when it’s too green for adoption? A new survey from OpenLogic seeks the opinions of the masse Read more…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

Starburst Backs Data Mesh Architecture

The emerging data mesh architecture has the potential to keep AI and analytics projects moving forward even as data storage and processing continues to disperse far and wide. One independent backer of the data mesh conce Read more…

Cloudera To Go Private in $5.3 Billion Buyout by Wall Street Firms

The long tale of Hadoop got another twist today when Cloudera announced that it has agreed to be acquired by a pair of investment firms for $5.3 billion. The acquiring companies, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) a Read more…

Do Customers Want Open Data Platforms?

Snowflake turned some heads in the big data market with recent blog posts and articles that cast doubt on the benefits of open data architectures. Customers should “choose open wisely,” the data warehouse giant says, Read more…

Drowning In a Data Lake? Gartner Analyst Offers a Life Preserver

Gartner this week convened its annual Data and Analytics Summit Americas conference, which was held online again due to the coronavirus pandemic. From the role of AI in data management to avoiding data lake failures, Gar Read more…

Data Privacy Startup Privacera Raises More Cash

Growing demand for data governance, privacy and security tools needed to comply with an expanding list of national data-privacy rules continues to attract investors as more sensitive data shifts to the cloud. The late Read more…

How Jumping into Data Lake Automation Can Help Enterprises Ride the Wave

According to Gartner, over 90% of deployed data lakes will become useless as they are overwhelmed with information assets captured for uncertain use cases. This is indeed, an alarming situation. While companies are spend Read more…

Apache Iceberg: The Hub of an Emerging Data Service Ecosystem?

Engineers at Netflix and Apple created Apache Iceberg several years ago to address the performance and usability challenges of using Apache Hive tables in large and demanding data lake environments. Now the data table fo Read more…

Google, Twitter Expand Data Cloud Partnership

Google and Twitter are expanding a partnership that will see the social media platform complete the move of its analytics, data processing and machine learning workloads to Google’s Data Cloud. The partners said the sh Read more…

Cloud: The Big Data Budget-Buster

Think you’re going to save money by moving your big data apps to the cloud? Think again, according to a new survey from Pepperdata, which found that about a third of companies are exceeding their cloud budgets by 20% t Read more…

Cloudera CEO: Enterprise Data Cloud Vision Nearly Complete

The hard work may be paying off for Cloudera, the embattled former Hadoop distributor that’s been pivoting to an enterprise data cloud strategy for the past year-and-a-half. With the delivery of an on-prem version of i Read more…

Data Exchange Maker Harbr Closes Series A

Harbr, a London startup that helps organizations like Moody’s Analytics to create their own custom data exchanges, yesterday announced that it has completed a Series A round of financing, netting $38.5 million for the Read more…

The Past and Future of In-Memory Computing

When Nikita Ivanov co-founded GridGain Systems back in 2005, he envisioned in-memory computing going mainstream and becoming a massive category unto itself within a few years. That obviously didn’t pan out, but on the Read more…

Zaloni Pivots to DataOps

Zaloni once was focused on helping customers to manage data in Hadoop. But under new CEO Susan Cook, the company has broadened its scope and is now aiming to help customers manage the entire supply chain of data, or what Read more…

WANdisco Drops In On the Hadoop Cloud Migration Party

Organizations that want to move their on-prem Hadoop cluster to the cloud may be interested in a new solution unveiled yesterday by WANdisco. Called LiveData Migrator, the software allows customers to move their Hadoop d Read more…

VC Ben Horowitz Dishes on Hadoop, AI, and Data Culture

Don’t mistake Ben Horowitz as big fan of Hadoop. “The product was just never good,” the noted venture capitalist said today in a wide-ranging fireside chat with Sisu CEO Peter Bailis during the Future Data Conferen Read more…

Cloudera Beat Analyst Expectations in Q2

Things are starting to look up for Cloudera, which beat analyst expectations with its second quarter results announced yesterday. The distributed computing platform maker also gave investors something to cheer about with 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…

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