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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…

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