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Why the Open Source Enterprise Search Trend Will Only Accelerate

Why the Open Source Enterprise Search Trend Will Only Accelerate

Enterprise search has been going through a dramatic shift as of late. We've watched as some of the leaders in search, those platforms usually found in the upper right quadrant on Gartner reports, have fallen off through acquisition or from simply not keeping up with the market.

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Enterprise Search Has an Open Source Secret

Enterprise Search Has an Open Source Secret

Sometimes it feels as if two diametrically opposed camps exist in the enterprise search space: commercial and proprietary; and open source. I'd suggest this is true across many types of software. Many — perhaps most — software products in use in organizations today are commercial and proprietary.

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Hortonworks’ Vision for the Future of Data #HadoopSummit

Hortonworks' Vision for the Future of Data #HadoopSummit

More than a thousand big data enthusiasts from all over Europe will gather at the Hadoop Summit at the Dublin Convention Center in Ireland tomorrow and Thursday to hear Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden and other executives reveal their vision for the future of data.

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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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What Good Is an In-Hadoop JSON Database? #StrataHadoop

What Good Is an In-Hadoop JSON Database? #StrataHadoop

MapR CMO Jack Norris won’t tell us if an IPO is still in the cards this year for his big data crunching startup. But he had plenty to share about the news his company is making at Strata + Hadoop World, which runs through Thursday at Javits Center in

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DataStax Pulls a Trifecta at the #CassandraSummit

DataStax Pulls a Trifecta at the #CassandraSummit

Let’s hope Oracle co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison slept well last night because this may not be an easy day for him. Just twenty short miles away from his offices in Redwood City, Calif. a reported 7,000 Apache Cassandra business users and geeks are gathered, some of them virtually, at

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