Tag Archive for Hadoop

What is Hadoop, and What Can It Do?

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote in ReadWrite, “‘What is Hadoop?’ is a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. Using it successfully is even more complex. Even its creator Doug Cutting offered an accurate-but-unsatisfying “it depends” response when I asked him last week at the Strata+Hadoop World conference to define Hadoop. He wasn’t being…

DataRPM Announces Version 8.0 Platform, Marks Next Step In Hadoop Data Discovery Evolution

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “DataRPM, backed by InterWest Partners and Cloudera Co-Founder Dr. Amr Awadallah, announces Version 8.0 of its leading smart machine insights software, aiming to make the next leap in machine-led Data Intelligence. With the announcement at the Strata Conference in San Jose, DataRPM establishes…

Couchbase Delivers Real Time Big Data Solutions to the Enterprise

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “ Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced new product integrations into the Hadoop ecosystem that make it easier for enterprises to build and deploy modern data architectures.  Couchbase and PayPal will demonstrate the new integrations during this week’s Strata + Hadoop World.…

Latest Release of MapR Distribution Enables the Real-Time, Data-Centric Enterprise

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the latest release of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, which has new features that accelerate the data-centric enterprise by supporting real-time applications on globally-distributed, big and…

3 NoSQL Data Security Issues to Keep an Eye On

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of Info World recently wrote, “Word broke last week of 40,000 instances of MongoDB that were found to be almost completely unsecured, among them a database for a French telecom with millions of customer records. It’s easy to point fingers, but it’s better to see this as an indicator of…

New Open Source Myriad Project Unifies Apache YARN and Mesos Resource Management

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the companies reports that “Mesosphere, creators of the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) for managing datacenter and cloud resources at scale, and MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced Myriad, the first resource management framework that allows Apache YARN jobs to…

MapR Earns Highest Score in Hadoop / Data Warehouse Interoperability Report

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its SQL-on-Hadoop solution earned the highest score for Hadoop / data warehouse interoperability in Gigaom Research’s latest Sector Roadmap. MapR was among six vendors featured in Gigaom Research’s January…

Hortonworks Creates the Data Governance Initiative

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld reports, “For all of Hadoop’s growth and acceptance as an enterprise technology, it still lacks key features. Some of its shortcomings, such as consistent data governance methodologies, are too important to ignore any longer. Hortonworks, a major Hadoop vendor, is attempting to address the problem by creating the…

MapR Unveils Free On-Demand Training Program

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators which represents a $50M in-kind contribution* to the broad Hadoop community. The Hadoop training program is a multi-course…