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Hortonworks, Dropbox, Microsoft, GE: Hot or Not?

Hortonworks, Dropbox, Microsoft, GE: Hot or Not?

There's at least one elephant that isn't dancing in Silicon Valley this morning. Tim Hall, vice president of product management at Santa Clara, Calif.-based Hortonworks, is parting ways with the company, CMSWire has learned.

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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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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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Back to Work Hadoopers, Hortonworks Is Fine

Back to Work Hadoopers, Hortonworks Is Fine

When Hadoop purveyor Hortonworks (HDP) filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a $100 million secondary stock offering last month, jaws dropped.  Though the move wasn’t altogether unexpected, the timing and the urgency surrounding it seemed suspicious. It spooked Wall Street and prompted a sell-off

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