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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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MapR Makes More Moves

Talk to Jack Norris, MapR’s newly appointed senior vice president of data and applications, and he’ll insist that MapR is the data platform of the future.  “No one else has what we have for running mission-critical applications” he told CMSWire, referring to MapR’s newly patented Converged Data Platform (CDP), which

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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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AtScale: We Know the Best Engine for BI on Hadoop

Self-service BI and analytics-for-all aren’t buzzwords anymore.  We have now entered the modern analytics era, Gartner noted in its latest Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics. Here business users are willing to wait three seconds to get results from their BI queries, even if there are huge

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Cloudera: More Hub Than Hadoop?

Cloudera: More Hub Than Hadoop?

Hadoop watchers, take a step back in time to October 2013. The place is the Grand Ball Room of the New York Hilton, the event is Hadoop World. Cloudera co-founder Mike Olson stands at the front of the stage. He is about to say something remarkable, even game-changing ...

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Hortonworks Sets a Record

Hortonworks Sets a Record

We measure software companies by all sorts of metrics — product downloads, customer acquisitions, revenue growth. But for startups there’s an especially important one: How long it takes to reach $100 million in annual revenue. Last August we shared Barclays prediction that Hadoop distro provider Hortonworks was expected to hit

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MapR Bets Big on Former Oracle Exec Matt Mills

MapR Bets Big on Former Oracle Exec Matt Mills

MapR isn’t just another Hadoop distro provider. “We sell enterprise software,” said John Schroeder, CEO and Chairman of the Board since founding the company in 2009. Schroeder told CMSWire that MapR isn’t even “in the same business” as Hortonworks and Cloudera, MapR’s competitors through the eyes of many.

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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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So an Elephant and a Kudu Walk Into #StrataHadoop

So an Elephant and a Kudu Walk Into #StrataHadoop

It’s probably coincidence that Hadoop pioneer Cloudera and the Linux Foundation each announced Hadoop-related news that isn’t necessarily complementary, on the same day. But then again, the Strata + Hadoop World is taking over much of the Javits Center in New York City today through Thursday, so if you’ve got

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