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Hadoop Happenings: New Round of Funding



1. The 6 Things Everyone Needs to Know about the Big Data Economy

SmartDataCollective.com- In this post Bernard Marr argues that big data is moving mainstream and discusses several elements of the big data economy. Read More

2. Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service

Techcrunch.com- Altiscale announced Series B funding led by Northgate as well as a new Chief Operating officer. Read More

3. After its IPO, Hortonworks is a $1 billion Hadoop company (again).

Gigaom.com- Hortonworks finished its opening day of trading at $26.48 above the original price of $16. Read More

4. Hortonworks sets its IPO price; CEO says Hadoop is ready to explode

Gigaom.com- Hortonworks’ CEO Rob Bearden discusses the company’s IPO and his take on the future of the Hadoop market. Read More

5. Apache Hive creators raise $13M for their Hadoop service, Qubole

Gigaom.com- Qubole announced $13 million in series B funding last week, bringing the total to $20 million. Read More

6. Tackling big data challenges with Hadoop

CIO.com- This article discusses common challenges to adopting Hadoop and several examples of organizations using big data analytics. Read More

7. Analytics for Healthcare–Hortonworks Showing the Hadoop-Fuelled Value

Forbes.com- UC Irvine Health adopted Hadoop to launch two new data-driven programs.  The program will focus on reducing patient re-adimittance and monitoring patient vitals in real time. Read More

8. How Hadoop is changing energy and utilities

IBMbigdatahub.com- There are several applications of big data analytics in the energy sector. This ebook discusses several use cases for Hadoop. Read More

9. Winning Arguments to Convince your Boss about Hadoop

Blogs.sas.com- A roundtable held back in November discussed Hadoop adoption and how to get executive buy-in. Read More

10. Hadoop Hits the Big Time with Hortonworks IPO

Datanami.com- This post analyses Hortonworks’ IPO and whether Hadoop will go mainstream in 2015. Read More

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