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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…

Cloudera and Hortonworks to Merge in $5.2 Billion Deal

Cloudera and Hortonworks, the two leading companies backing Hadoop distributions and fierce head-to-head rivals,  today made the unlikely announcement that they plan to merge, creating a single company under the Clouder Read more…

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

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. Here's a rehash of t Read more…

Arcadia Data Looks to Streamline Big Data Search

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- Read more…

Cloudera Pivots from Zoo Animals to Data Warehousing

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 ta Read more…

Pandora’s Journey from Hadoop to MemSQL

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 b Read more…

Cisco Backs Data Startup Dremio

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 Read more…

Water Co. Exploring Use of ML to Detect Quality Issues

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 research Read more…

Neustar Finds the ‘Last Mile’ for Hadoop Analytics

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 Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

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-tieri Read more…

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

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 th Read more…

Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

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. Hortonworks acknowledg Read more…

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science. The shift is driven in part b Read more…

Okera Emerges from Stealth with Big Data Fabric

While data platforms like Hadoop and object stores like S3 have become popular places for organizations to stash massive amounts of data, the platforms haven't solved companies' data management challenges. In fact, they' Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Cask Data

Leading cloud providers continue to snap up analytics startups with an eye toward expanding access to big data technologies. Cask Data, developers of an application platform that among other things integrates Hadoop and Read more…

Cloudera Gives Data Scientists More Options for ML

Cloudera unleashed a collection of new software today that's geared at accelerating the development and deployment of machine learning programs. In addition to a new release of its Data Science Workbench that lets data s Read more…

Big Data File Formats Demystified

So you're filling your Hadoop cluster with reams of raw data, and your data analysts and scientists are champing at the bit to get started. Then the question hits you: How are you going to store all this data so they can Read more…

Apache Airflow to Power Google’s New Workflow Service

Apache Airflow, the workload management system developed by Airbnb, will power the new workflow service that Google rolled out today. Called Cloud Composer, the new Airflow-based service allows data analysts and applicat Read more…

Dude, Where’s My Database? And Other GDPR Questions

Is your organization ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect in exactly one month? If you're like most organizations, you still have a lot of work to do over the next 30 days – e Read more…

Trimble Keeps on Trucking with Hortonworks, Blockchain

The blockchain ledger and Hortonworks' Hadoop and streaming data management solutions will be used in an ambitious new IT project by trucking software firm Trimble Transportation Enterprise Solutions to streamline the wa Read more…

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