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Cloudian Pins Container Hopes on K8s Operator

Sep 1, 2020 |

Object storage systems like Amazon S3 are currently winning the big data storage battle, thanks to low costs and infinite capacities. But getting object stores to work with containerized applications isn’t always straightforward. Read more…

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

Aug 10, 2020 |

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-have technology for running machine learning and advanced analytics applications, among other workloads. Read more…

Confluent Goes ‘Infinite’ with Kafka Cloud Storage

Jul 1, 2020 |

Companies that want to store oodles of event data in Kafka but don’t want to pay oodles of dollars may be interested in the new “infinite storage” option unveiled today by Confluent. Read more…

SAP Aims to Simplify Data Analytics in the Cloud

Jun 18, 2020 |

SAP is no stranger to complexity. German engineers have certain expectations to uphold, after all. But with the latest release of HANA and related analytics services in the cloud, the storied enterprise software firm has taken firm steps to simplify its lineup and reduce the complexity for customers. 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…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. Read more…

Big Data Is Still Hard. Here’s Why

Jul 15, 2019 |

We’re over a decade into the big data era that emerged from the tectonic collision of mobile, Web 2.0, and cloud forces. Bolstered by progress in machine learning, we stand at the cusp of a new AI era that promises even greater automation of rudimentary tasks. Read more…

Kafka in the Cloud: Who Needs Clusters Anyway?

May 13, 2019 |

Confluent is reimagining what it means to run Kafka in the cloud, and is jettisoning the notion that clusters are even necessary to get started with the real-time streaming data technology. Read more…

Cloudera Unveils CDP, Talks Up ‘Enterprise Data Cloud’

Jan 10, 2019 |

Cloudera today shed more light on its strategy to develop a unified flagship offering called Cloudera Data Platform, which is core to its emerging “enterprise data cloud” strategy. It also announced plans to maintain existing Hortonworks and Cloudera platforms into 2022 and to cross-pollinate existing products in the meantime. Read more…

Confluent Moves Kafka to the Cloud

May 8, 2017 |

As adoption of the Apache Kafka accelerates, the company behind the data pipeline is rolling a cloud service designed to boost “developer velocity” while IT operations are handled in the background. Read more…

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