Tag: pivotal

SnappyData Gets Funded for Spark-GemFire Combo

SnappyData today announced it has received $3.65 million in Series A funding to build a business around its real-time analytics platform that combines Apache Spark, Pivotal's GemFire data grid, and an innovative data app Read more…

ODPi Defines Hadoop Runtime Spec; Operations Up Next

Today the ODPi issued the first set of documents that describes a standard distribution of basic runtime components for Hadoop, including YARN, HDFS, and MapReduce. Going forward, the organization is preparing a manageme Read more…

Pivotal May IPO Early with Dell’s Blessing: Report

The big data implications of Dell's acquisition of EMC (NYSE: EMC) got a little more interesting this week when it was reported that Pivotal may be spun out and have an initial public offering (IPO) of stock in early 201 Read more…

Pivotal, Hortonworks Join Forces on Hadoop

Cloud-based big data provider Pivotal Software and Hortonworks announced the addition of a key component of Pivotal's Big Data Suite to the Hortonworks' Hadoop platform. The partners said this week customers investing Read more…

Making Sense of the ODP—Where Does Hadoop Go From Here?

It was no coincidence that Hortonworks and Pivotal unveiled Open Data Platform last week at the start of Strata + Hadoop World, which is Cloudera's semi-annual parade to everything Hadoop. But now that the dust has settl Read more…

Pivotal Throws in with Hortonworks and Open Source

Pivotal today pulled the plug on its proprietary big data strategy and uncorked a major repositioning that involves making core products like HAWQ, Greenplum, and GemFire open source and aligning its Hadoop fortunes with Read more…

Data Companies Work With Citizen Scientists on Climate

Storage vendor EMC Corp. is joining forces with big data and cloud specialist Pivotal and the EarthWatch Institute in an effort to apply analytical tools to the study the impact of climate change. The partners along w Read more…

EMC, Pivotal Add Compute to Hadoop Data Lake

Storage vendor EMC Corp. and cloud specialist Pivotal have partnered to roll out a new version of a Data Lake Hadoop Bundle that adds a compute option to the big data product along with accelerated analytics that come wi Read more…

GE Sees Low Hanging Fruit in Big Data for Utilities

Founded in 1892, GE is one of the oldest major companies in the global landscape. They also happen to be one of the newest major players in the big data trend, with a steady drumbeat of initiatives coming out of the company aimed at advancing their “Industrial Internet” vision. This week, the company announced that they are launching a program focused around advancing big technologies for utilities. Read more…

Cloudera Releases Impala Into the Wild

The week, Cloudera announced that Impala, their SQL on Hadoop initiative, is moving out of public beta and into general availability. Datanami spoke with Cloudera to get an overview of the state of Impala, how they see it stacking up in the competitive landscape, and where the space will move in the near future. Read more…

Pivotal Launches With $105m Investment From GE

Startup company, Pivotal, announced today that they will be receiving a strategic investment from GE along the lines of $105 million dollars, representing a 10% equity stake in the company that was spun out of EMC to challenge the existing cloud software establishment. Read more…

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