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Forget Hadoop: Takeaways from #StrataHadoop

Big data crusher Hadoop turned 10 earlier this year and it seems like the birthday party Cloudera is throwing for it may never end. It even has its own hashtag — #Hadoop10. Hadoop co-creator Doug Cutting, who works for Cloudera, started the celebration with a blog post last January.

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LinkedIn Creates Open Source Data Discovery & Lineage Portal

LinkedIn Creates Open Source Data Discovery & Lineage Portal

LinkedIn is, by many measures, one the smartest users of data in the world. The data scientists at the Mountain View, Calif.-based professional networking site take member profiles and analyze the heck out of them.

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WSJ Hortonworks Headline Makes Heads Explode

WSJ Hortonworks Headline Makes Heads Explode

For about five hours Friday night, the Wall Street Journal made a startling prediction: “Hortonworks to Offer Proprietary Software.”  Those who follow the company, which has been emphatic in its commitment to the open source Apache Way, could hardly believe what they were reading.

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