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

Sep 9, 2020 |

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 Conference. Read more…

Cloudera Beat Analyst Expectations in Q2

Sep 3, 2020 |

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 an optimistic financial forecast for the rest of fiscal 2021. Read more…

Microsoft Now Developing Its Own Hadoop

Aug 26, 2020 |

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 HDInsight brand. Read more…

Building an Open Cloud Data Lake Future

Jul 20, 2020 |

The explosion of data and the need for business agility to leverage that data for competitive advantage are driving a massive surge of data lake innovation. We’ve moved past first-generation on-premises Hadoop-based data lakes to focus on building next-generation data platforms in the cloud. Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Jul 14, 2020 |

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how data systems are architected, particularly with the rise of cloud data lakes. Read more…

Cloudera Delivers Private Cloud Amid Public Speculation of Sale

Jun 11, 2020 |

Cloudera today announced that it has begun a limited tech preview for the on-premise version of its enterprise data lake, called Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Private Cloud, which is its first product to support Kubernetes outside of a public cloud environment. Read more…

LinkedIn Open Sources Kube2Hadoop

Jun 10, 2020 |

Hadoop and Kubernetes have fundamentally different ways of authenticating users, exposing a security gap for organizations that want to access HDFS data from Kubernetes-based applications. Thanks to the new Kube2Hadoop tool that was released as open source by LinkedIn today, closing that security gap gets a little easier. Read more…

Cloudera Prefers Red Hat for Kubernetes, But YARN Not Going Away

Apr 29, 2020 |

When Cloudera ships the on-premise version of its latest Hadoop distribution later this year, it will work with a Kubernetes container orchestration system from Red Hat, the company announced today. Read more…

Yahoo’s Vespa Takes a Whack at CORD-19 Data

Apr 10, 2020 |

Verizon Media (formerly Yahoo) is giving its new Vespa search engine a chance to show what it can do against CORD-19, the collection of scholarly articles about COVID-19. The company is inviting the public to try using Vespa against the data set. Read more…

Rob Bearden Returns to Lead Cloudera’s Second Act

Jan 21, 2020 |

When Cloudera ran into trouble last June following poor financial results, the board jettisoned senior leadership, including CEO Tom Reilly and Mike Olson, its chief strategy officer. Those moves would open up a path for Hortonworks co-founder Rob Bearden to return to the company that he had a hand in shaping. Read more…

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